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Aviation is, no surprise, uniquely vulnerable to the decline of cheap oil reserves for several reasons. One is that as transportation goes, it’s energy intensive. It takes a lot more BTUs to move a Cirrus at 200 knots than a Smart Car at 60 MPH. Second, and relating to a critical megatrend Huber and Mills describe, world economies are tilting rapidly toward the purest form of energy—electricity. Just look around. Hybrid gasoline cars are making inroads.

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