OREANDA-NEWS.Recently, Ilon Mask's fan asked him a question on Twitter about the electric airplanes' future. And he answered! Ilon thinks, such aircraft will definitely appear in the future, but at the moment they have a big drawback. It's too limited flights range.

Nevertheless, Musk added that according to his predicrions in five years, batteries with a density of 400 W / kg will definitely appear. But according to Mask's words, it is at this level is the intersection of two elements: electric and kerosene batteries. If scientists manage to overcome this problem, electric planes can bring tangible benefits from their use.

But Ilon Musk has not given any comments about if Tesla be engaged in the release of aircraft.