Flying the Hybrid Skies

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Hybrid vehicles cruising the highways have become a common sight across the country. Now, one aviation expert believes, it's time to bring that technology into the air.Good writes:

Alternative energy advances have been remarkable. However, new technology, processes and products must be evaluated against the expense of bringing them to market. With a difficult economy, limited budgets and engineering resources, airplane manufacturers find it much more difficult to invest in developing new technology during tough economic times. Unfortunately, this means innovation can be delayed, perhaps when we need it most.

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