Embry-Riddle Students Make History With “Eco Eagle” Hybrid Propulsion Aircraft

September 16, 2011 by  
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Students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recently demonstrated an aviation first by cruising the sky in a hybrid propulsion aircraft. A team of nearly 200 students spent the last year and a half designing, manufacturing , testing, and flying the  hybrid plane dubbed ‘Eco Eagle’. The new aircraft challenges everything we know about efficient flight technology. Read the rest of Embry-Riddle Students Make History With “Eco Eagle” Hybrid Propulsion Aircraft Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Eco Eagle , Electric aviation , electric plane , Embry-Riddle , Green Aircraft , green aviation , green transportation , hybrid aviation , hybrid propulsion aircraft

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Sonex Aircraft’s DIY electric airplane makes maiden flight

December 8, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Zero-emission aircraft powered by electric motor. Modeled by Sonex Aircraft on a standard Waiex kit aircraft, the Waiex N270DC all-electric experimental aircraft has completed its maiden flight in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The airplane is one of the several models of kit-built aircrafts designed and produced by the company and this electric variant was under development for several years.

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Vatican City becomes the greenest state in the world

December 8, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Vatican’s solar power production per capita reaches 200W per inhabitant. The least populate sovereign state in the world, with a population of just 800 people, Vatican City has been declared as the world’s most environmentally friendly state with the installation of giant solar power panels

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