Another Electric powered Aircraft takes to the sky

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Another Electric powered Aircraft takes to the sky

Postby chris-b » Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:49 am

This is the discussion for the news story entitled Another Electric powered Aircraft takes to the sky at on the main BVS website.

The excerpt is as follows:

"<img>Sonex and partner AeroConversions have produced an electric-powered sport plane.

The prototype shown here is part of its E-Flight Initiative, and that the lightweight craft took flight using proprietary electric engine technology powered by ten "safe boxes," which"

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Postby floydster » Fri Jul 27, 2007 11:02 pm

Here's another new one. Pity it can't take passengers :(

Here's another solar powered project, this one could carry a human passenger :)

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Postby qdos » Sat Jul 28, 2007 9:29 am

The first one , The Zephyr, looks like a black umbrella with a balloon underneath it. :?

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Postby aminorjourney » Sun Jul 29, 2007 8:28 pm

Isn't Zephyr a wind in one part of the world??? (Off topic of course!)
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Postby qdos » Sun Jul 29, 2007 10:14 pm

Yes it is but I can't remember what part of the world. Quite a few cars have names taken from a wind e.g the Scirocco is also a wind

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Postby floydster » Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:24 pm

qdos wrote:The first one , The Zephyr, looks like a black umbrella with a balloon underneath it. :?


Here's hoping this is the start of things to come. If unmanned solar aircraft can do routine deliveries and office workers can all work from home then think of the nice empty roads for all us petrol heads (did I just say that :oops: )

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