(VIDEO) Le Bourget 2013: reveal of a 6-seater electric aircraft PC-Aero "Elektro E6"

17/06/2013

The company PC-Aero which has already developed small electric airplanes (Elektra One - Elektra Two) has partnered with EADCO (a German consulting firm in Aeronautics) to offer the first 6-seater electric airplane, the Elektro E6 making its world debut on the 50th Paris Air Show which opens today!

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Currently still at the project stage, this electric transport aircraft should result in a prototype in a three years time.

The objectives are 500km of range and 480kg of payload thanks to a carbon composite structure, two electric motors and solar cells.

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Until now, the "record" for an electric aircraft is owned by the Pipistrel Taurus G4, the same company is also working on the Panthera a 4-seater aircraft with an optionnal range extender technology.

Par Technologic Vehicles
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