German Ultralight Electric Trainer Flies

The two-seat side-by-side Elektra Solar is designed to maximize cruise efficiency and flight duration on battery power.
Credit: Elektra Solar

Germany’s Elektra Solar has begun flight testing its two-seat electric ultralight Elektra Trainer. The aircraft made its 20-min. first flight from Memmingen International Airport on June 29. Based on the single-seat electric Elektra One, which was approved under Germany’s ultralight (UL) aircraft...

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