Future Spy Planes Could Get a Lift from Ionic Thrusters

While hybrid planes like the the 787 Dreamliner and SUGAR concept are far more fuel efficient than conventional airliners, they do still rely on a non-renewable and increasingly limited supply of jet fuel. However, recent tests conducted at MIT suggest that tomorrow's planes could take flight on the wings of an ionic… » 4/03/13 5:20pm 4/03/13 5:20pm