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Greg Hyde Greg Hyde is offline
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Electric plane to set world record in South Australian flyover

An Adelaide-based Aerotech company is aiming to break a world flying record using the country's only electric aircraft. The battery-powered plane took off from Parafield Airport this morning, launching a mammoth endurance test across the state.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVAELMa7-DU

A company in the US are also attempting to get FAA approval for electric aircraft to be used for pilot training. As long as the training flight is under an hour (endurance of batteries)

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