Swiss Students Fly Electric Aircraft

Credit: ETH Zurich
An electric four-seat aircraft developed by students at Switzerland’s ETH Zurich research university made its first flight on Sept. 30 in Dubendorf. The battery-powered e-Sling is a modified Sling TSi kitplane. Development of the e-Sling was launched in 2020 as a focus project under which ETH...
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