A German electric aircraft recently traveled a record setting distance of over 250 miles on battery power alone.
GreenWing announces it is taking orders for its nearly $40,000 eSpyder electric aircraft, available in limited numbers in the form of a build kit.
Siemens talks about some of the technology it contributed to the DA36 E-Star 2, the second generation of a new serial hybrid electric aircraft.
Elektro E6 is a new six seat, partially solar powered electric aircraft concept which could see certification within the next decade as a new technology platform.
The Evektor SportStar EPOS electric aircraft out of the Czech Republic recently took its first flight, being propelled by an electric motor for about 30 minutes.
The CC01e, or the Flying Electron, is an electric plane. Chudzik of France built the original, gas-powered model, and hopes the EV will establish new speed records.
German think tank Bauhaus Luftfahrt has envisioned the CE-Liner all electric aircraft concept for commercial airline use, capable of carrying 189 passengers a decent range.
Flight of the Century, Inc. want to emulate the pioneer of trans-Atlantic flight himself, Charles Lindbergh, with a 3,600-mile all-electric trip from New York to Paris.
NASA awarded the largest prize in aviation history – $1.35 million – to the Taurus G4 electric airplane for winning the CAFE Green Flight Challenge.
Global aerospace company EADS recently introduced the VoltAir all-electric airplane concept, which it thinks could be a reality within 20 years.
Airbus is supporting an all-electric concept airplane at a university in Germany, which recently completed its first test flight.