Question of the Week: Is This the Dawning of the Age of Electric Engines?

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Last week, we asked AVweb readers if they would still recommend a job in the airline industry to young people shopping around for a career.

As it turns out, the airlines have lost a bit of their luster at least in the eyes of our survey respondents. 42% of those who took a moment to answer said they would not recommend an airline career, at least not if the current conditions prevail. Our second most popular answer showed a ray of hope, however, with 37% of you saying it's not like it used to be, but it's still a good and honorable profession.

For a complete (real-time) breakdown of reader responses, click here.
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Positive announcements from SkySpark and the Yuneec E430 have a lot of people wondering if electric-powered airplanes are ready to make the leap from high-tech concept to everyday reality. This week, we'd like to know where you think the technology is headed.

What's the future for electric airplanes?
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