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Without Kerosene - new engines for the aircraft of tomorrow

Airplane manufacturers are dreaming of supersonic aircraft: A two and a half hour flight from Europe to Japan without harmful climate gases thanks to hydrogen power; quiet and eco-friendly electric airplanes would fly shorter routes.

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Passenger comfort will also be improved. Thanks to seats that adjust to the body with the help of sensors, and a cabin with a panorama view, the airplane of tomorrow will become a flying observation deck. Tomorrow Today takes a look at what the big aircraft manufacturers are planning.