One of the reasons pilots go to EAA AirVenture each year is to see the latest innovations.
This month, Sonex Aircraft, LLC and AeroConversions Products will debut a new research and development initiative to explore viable alternative energies for powering sport aircraft.
Details about the E-Flight Initiative will be unveiled during the week-long show, along with a proof-of-concept aircraft propelled by a new powerplant, according to company officials.
A multi-faceted approach, E-Flight is exploring several methods of reducing the environmental impact of sport flying, according to officials with both companies. Another important consideration is keeping recreational aviation affordable, they add.
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