Bye Aerospace plans to fly two different electric-powered light aircraft this year, and CEO George Bye believes the industry is at a “pivot point for electric aviation.” Based at Denver’s Centennial Airport, Bye expects to fly the battery-electric Sun Flyer two-seat trainer in the first quarter and the solar-electric StartoAirNet optionally piloted aircraft (OPA) in the second quarter. Both are proof-of-concept (PoC) aircraft. Bye has been working on electric aircraft ...

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