Powered by batteries, the nine-seater plane on display at the Paris Air Show would produce zero carbon emissions and be fuelled by sustainable sources.
Electric cars are driving the future of the automobile industry.
And the airline business is under increasing pressure to follow suit and stop being a major polluter.
Battery-powered electric engines are being developed.
And other environmentally friendly innovations are on show at the Paris Air Show.
Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports.