Chip Yates is best known for breaking speed records with an electric-powered motorcycle and aircraft. It is ironic, therefore, that the first product from his company, Yates Electrospace, should be an unmanned cargo glider.  Yates has exceeded 200 mph on electric power on the ground and in the air. He is currently rebuilding his Long-ESA electric aircraft in a bid to set more records. He is also working on a new aircraft, codenamed VFP—for Very Fast Plane—with which he ...

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