Electra.aero Eyes Aluminum Airframe For Production eSTOL

Electra.aero production eSTOL aircraft

Aluminum has advantages for Electra’s potential operators.

Credit: Electra.aero
SAN FRANCISCO—Electra.aero is considering manufacturing the airframe of its electric short-takeoff-and-landing (eSTOL) production aircraft out of aluminum, instead of composite materials. The startup sees the conventional material as easier to certify with the FAA, as well as more straightforward to...
Garrett Reim

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