Demo Shows Solar Charging Potential For Electric Aviation

Small California airports hope to train pilots using battery-powered Pipistrel Alpha Electros.
Credit: Sustainable Aviation Project
Charging infrastructure is cited as one of barriers to be overcome if electric aviation is to take off, and a Californian company is demonstrating how chargers can be provided at small airports while avoiding the challenges of permitting and construction. San Diego-based Beam Global, until recently...

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