Airbus E-fan completes longest-ever electric flight
Airbus has completed the longest-ever flight of its electrically powered E-Fan aircraft, which traversed the English Channel.
July 14, 2015 By aerospace-technology.com
During the 36min flight, the aircraft travelled 74km between Lydd, England, and Calais in France.
Flown by test pilot Didier Esteyne, the lithium-ion battery-powered E-Fan reached a maximum altitude of around 1,000m. It weighs approximately 600kg. | READ MORE