Batteries are improving in capabilities by about 5% each year.
"Electric aviation has the potential to transform society.”
Air Race E will follow a format similar to the popular Air Race 1 series of formula one air racing. Eight electric-powered airplanes will race directly against each other on a tight 5-km circuit, just 10 metres above the ground, and at speeds faster than any land-based motorsport.
Once these new-technology aircraft enter production, 10,000 aircraft per year could be sold in the following decade, with a total market valued at $70 billion worldwide.
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As interest in electrically-powered aircraft grows, Pipistrel unveils modular charging station for aviation-specific use.
The new Solar Trailer is outfit with flexible solar panels that will charge Taurus Electro.
Just unveiled is BlackFly, an all-electric ultralight vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft.
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Electric aircraft bring exciting possibilities, but also challenges. To explore both, the state of Washington has created its first Electric Aircraft Working Group (EAWG), which met for the first time at Zunum Aero June 13, 2018. Led by the Washington State Department of Transportation Aviation Division, the meeting brought together experts from […]
DENVER, Colorado – The prototype Sun Flyer 2 aircraft had its first flight April 10, 2018. The prototype aircraft flight test program, which began in late March, is being conducted at Centennial Airport (KAPA), south of Denver, Colorado, and is now progressing to increased speed, altitude and endurance capabilities, according to officials with Bye Aerospace, […]