Gallery: World’s Fastest Electric Airplane Breaks 200 MPH Record!


Chip Yates, who’s known for setting speed records with electric motorcycles, has just set a new world record in his Long-ESA electric airplane. Yates now holds the world record for being the first person to fly an electric airplane over 200 mph. Yates’ record-setting flight grabbed the world record at 202.6 mph at the Inyokern Airport in California’s Mojave Desert, beating the previous record of 175 mph set by the electric Cri-Cri.

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  1. David McDonough June 3, 2015 at 5:10 pm

    I have been following Bert Retan for lots of years. His long E_Z has been a favorite of mine along with the Q-2. I want to build an electric Quicky Q-2.

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