Electric aircraft

Jun 19, 2011 - 6:07 AM
Looking more like a glider than an airplane, the two-seat, battery-powered eGenius made its first flight on May 25, from Mindelheim airfield in Bavaria, G
Aug 27, 2010 - 9:13 AM
EAA AirVenture, as usual, brought the aviation family together for another week of celebration, innovation and pure enjoyment at Wittman Regional Airport i
Aug 14, 2010 - 1:26 AM
Major airframers and component suppliers have instituted new research programs and initiatives to develop electric propulsion for light aircraft.
Apr 30, 2010 - 6:53 AM
Solar Impulse’s first prototype made its first flight on April 7 in Payerne, Switzerland, paving the way for the first night flight with a solar-powered, m
Jun 9, 2009 - 10:23 AM
The HB-SIA solar-powered aircraft, the first prototype of the Solar Impulse project, is to be unveiled next week on June 26 at Dübendorf air base, near Zur
Aug 8, 2008 - 9:36 AM
A fuel-cell-powered electric airplane is the goal of Worcester, Mass.-based Advanced Technology Products and its nonprofit arm, the Foundation for Advancin
Nov 28, 2007 - 10:33 AM
Bertrand Piccard, initiator of the Solar Impulse program, which is calling for a flight around the world with an aircraft powered exclusively by solar ener
Nov 11, 2007 - 7:10 PM
Bertrand Piccard, initiator of the Solar Impulse program calling for a flight around the world with an aircraft powered exclusively by solar energy, showca
Jun 11, 2007 - 11:31 AM
The Solar Impulse project has made significant progress toward its aim of being the first solar-powered aircraft flying at night.
May 23, 2007 - 6:27 AM
The Solar Impulse has made significant progress toward its aim of being the first solar-powered aircraft able to fly at night.