French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg (R) reacts next to French pilot Didier Esteyne (L) after the first public flight of an E-Fan aircraft during the e-Aircraft Day at the Bordeaux Merignac ... more 
French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg (R) reacts next to French pilot Didier Esteyne (L) after the first public flight of an E-Fan aircraft during the e-Aircraft Day at the Bordeaux Merignac airport, southwestern France, April 25, 2014. The all-electric plane E-Fan, developed by Airbus Group, is 6.7 metres long with a 9.5 metre wingspan, and has two electric turbines with a total power of 60kW. Its has a cruising speed of 160 km/h (99 mph) for about an hour of flight time. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS POLITICS) less 
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Fri, Apr 25, 2014 8:56 AM EDT