NASA’s ‘Maxwell’ is a plane that is powered by electricity

An artist’s concept of NASA’s X-57 Maxwell aircraft showing the plane’s specially designed wings and 14 electric motors. Photo: NASA An experimental plane being built by NASA could help push electric-powered aviation from a technical curiosity and pipe dream into something that might become commercially viable for small aircraft. At a conference of the American Institute […]

SOLAR WORLD PANEL PARTNER WITH PC AERO TO PRODUCE SOLAR POWERED AIRPLANE

AIRCRAFT POWERED BY THE SUN VENTURE BY SOLARWORLD & PC-Aero MONDAY 22 APRIL, 2013 | More Solar Powered Electric Aircraft From PC-Aero   PC-Aero has partnered with solar panel manufacturer SolarWorld to produce another small airplane powered by the sun. We first wrote about PC-Aero in 2011. At that point the company was developing Elektra […]