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Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens Partner to Develop Hybrid Plane

Three industry giants are teaming up to make air travel more environmentally friendly and fuel efficient. Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens are combining their efforts to develop a hybrid passenger plane that would use a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines that will run on conventional jet fuel. The three companies hope to build and demonstrate technology that could reduce the amount of emissions release and take a step away from aviation’s current reliance on ...