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China's electric aircraft ready for takeoff

By Liu Ce (China Daily) Updated: 2016-03-17 07:42

China's electric aircraft ready for takeoff

File photo taken on Feb 6, 2015 shows the cockpit of the two-seater electric aircraft RX1E in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province. After the test flights in low temperatures, RX1E has been put into production recently. The domestically developed electric aircraft has a 14.5-meter wingspan and a maximum payload of 230 kg. It can fly at an altitude of 3,000 meters. [Photo/Xinhua]

"I can't remember how many times we slept on the ground in the composing room, alongside the plane," Gu recalled.

However, their hard work paid off.

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