With a renewed focus to reduce emissions, the future for the aircraft that we are accustomed to today — and the companies that operate them — is changing.

The X-57 is a small, experimental airplane powered by electricity. (Image: NASA)

“Once the challenges of sustained battery-powered or carbon-free flight are overcome, the opportunities available in short order to those companies that succeed are immense,” said Neil Baxter, a PricewaterhouseCoopers partner based in Seattle.

Indeed. Electric aircraft will change the aviation game. So, how much do you know about electric aircraft advances?