Gallery: Chip Yates Announces Plans to Fly an Electric Airplane Non-Sto...

 

Last year, Chip Yates set a new world record for being the first person to fly an electric airplane over 200 mph. But that wasn’t enough to satisfy him. Yates is aiming even higher, announcing plans to become the first person to fly an electric airplane non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean. The trip will take Yates from New York to Paris — the same route that Charles Lindbergh took. Yates is still quite new to flying — after all, he has only had his pilot license for about a year — but he is eager to test the limits of electric aviation.

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