Podcast: Jeff Chamberlain on the Future of Electric Powerplants »

Paul Bertorelli recently sat down with Jeff Chamberlain from the Argonne National Laboratory as part of his research for an in-depth comparison of battery technologies for our sister publication "Aviation Consumer." Chamberlain had a lot to say about the future of battery technology and its impact on the push toward electric airplanes. More

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