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The past few months have seen the announcement of a number of new projects to develop large passenger-carrying all-electric or hybrid electric aircraft. There have been a recent flurry of announcements of new projects to develop ‘green’ passenger-carrying hybrid or all-electric aircraft technology demonstrators. BILL READ FRAeS asks battery manufacturers whether the current state of battery technology is equal to the task of powering these new larger aircraft and will they be as environmentally-friendly as hoped for?RECHARGE interview for aircraft power sources