Five other teams comes from the UK, Canada, France, the Netherlands, and Germany.
The world’s first electric race plane was unveiled on day one at the Dubai Airshow, showcasing custom modified technology built by one of the teams set to take part in the inaugural Air Race E event in 2020. “This is a pivotal moment not only for Air Race E, but for the aviation industry as […]
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.