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Experimental plane flies silently, may lead to quiet drones

NEW YORK (AP) A nearly silent, drone-sized aircraft has shown it can fly, thanks to a scientist who was inspired by watching Star Trek as a child.With neither propellers nor jets, the airplane gets its thrust by applying a strong electric field to the air. That general idea has been demonstrated at science fairs, but the new work shows it can power a free-flying airplane.So can people look forward to traveling in planes that are almost silent and emit no air pollution? [...] ......

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