Ampaire Sets Distance Milestone With Hybrid-Electric Flight

Ampaire’s second Electric EEL has logged more than 30 hr. of testing since its first flight on Sept. 10.
Credit: Ampaire
Records are being set and beaten as electric propulsion pioneers relive the formative years of aviation. The latest to claim a distance milestone is Ampaire, which has completed a 341-mi. (297-nm) flight with its prototype hybrid-electric-powered Electric EEL. The startup describes the flight from...

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