Georgia Tech Design Wins NASA Electric Challenge A fuel-cell-powered aircraft designed to minimize drag and maximize propeller efficiency has won the graduate award in NASA’s 2014-15 university engineering design challenge. The competition was to design a four-seat electric general-aviation aircraft that would be competitive with piston-powered aircraft when it entered service in 2020. Tom Neuman of the Georgia Institute of Technology won the graduate prize with the Vapor, which ...

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