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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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04.27.12
FAA writing rules for electric aircraft, to allow public to fly them in the next decade
04.27.12

FAA writing rules for electric aircraft, to allow public to fly them in the next decade

There are those in the general aviation community who think electric planes are the future for pri...

By M. Gorman,   04.27.12
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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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09.12.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Tesla's Roadster 2.5, the world's smallest electric plane, and solar jellyfish goo
09.12.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Tesla's Roadster 2.5, the world's smallest electric plane, and solar jellyfish goo

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

By Inhabitat,   09.12.10
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07.26.07
Sonex unveils electric-powered sport plane
07.26.07

Sonex unveils electric-powered sport plane

Aircraft maker Sonex and partner AeroConversions recently unveiled a slick little electric-powered,...

By J. Topolsky,   07.26.07
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