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Airplanes. Electric-flight record heralds new era of aviation
Lausanne, Switzerland - In the air and without engine noise the experience is “almost silent” <b>Walter Extra</b> said
Walter Extra, the famous aerobatics pilot behind the Extra series of aerobatic planes, has set a FAI world record in the new field of Electric-powered planes. Launching from Schwarze Heide Airport near Dinslaken, Germany, on 25 November 2016 he flew a unique, battery-powered plane and climbed to 3,000m in a time of 4mins 22 seconds. In doing so, he broke the FAI world record for electric-powered planes...
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