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07.27.12
Extra footage of record-setting Yates electric plane flight shows power loss, dramatic deadstick landing (video)
07.27.12

Extra footage of record-setting Yates electric plane flight shows power loss, dramatic deadstick landing (video)

We've chronicled Flight of the Century founder and CEO Chip Yates' record-breaking 202.6MPH flight...

By J. Hidalgo,   07.27.12
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07.22.12
Chip Yates breaks yet another record, notches 202MPH in world's fastest electric flight (video)
07.22.12

Chip Yates breaks yet another record, notches 202MPH in world's fastest electric flight (video)

Chip Yates is a speed junkie in the truest sense. After nabbing the title for world's fastest EV m...

By J. Volpe,   07.22.12
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07.17.12
Electric plane performs taxi tests as prelude to transatlantic attempt (video)
07.17.12

Electric plane performs taxi tests as prelude to transatlantic attempt (video)

EV flyer Long-ESA has started high-speed taxi tests on its quest to become the first electric airp...

By S. Dent,   07.17.12
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08.14.11
Inhabitat's Week in Green: electric airplanes, CO2-storing bricks and solar-powered bags
08.14.11

Inhabitat's Week in Green: electric airplanes, CO2-storing bricks and solar-powered bags

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

By Inhabitat,   08.14.11
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07.01.11
French pilot sets big speed record in tiny electric airplane (video)
07.01.11

French pilot sets big speed record in tiny electric airplane (video)

It may not be all that fast in the broader world of aircraft speed records, but French pilot Hu...

By D. Melanson,   07.01.11
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06.01.11
eGenius electric plane takes flight with Airbus backing
06.01.11

eGenius electric plane takes flight with Airbus backing

It's been mere months since we introduced you to Deutschland's PC-Aero Elektra One, and now the G...

By C. Trout,   06.01.11
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01.12.11
PC-Aero ready to fly the Elektra One, Germany's latest electric-powered plane
01.12.11

PC-Aero ready to fly the Elektra One, Germany's latest electric-powered plane

Germany started with electric cars and bikes, and now it's taking things to the air with the PC-Ae...

By M. Gorman,   01.12.11
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12.12.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: electric vehicles gear up to race, Apple's new HQ, and living architecture
12.12.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: electric vehicles gear up to race, Apple's new HQ, and living architecture

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

By Inhabitat,   12.12.10
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