Dougloid
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Battery Powered Airplanes

Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:10 am

World distance record was set in Japan on 16 July as reported in the IEEE Spectrum.

http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/sep06/4385
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RE: Battery Powered Airplanes

Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:56 pm

100-foot wingspan and an OEW of about 100 lbs, and carried a pilot across a thousand feet. I'm impressed, though not many in here may see the many significances.
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