Gallery: Embry-Riddle Students Make History With “Eco Eagle” Hybrid Pro...

 

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.

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  1. d1g1t4l_nrg September 11, 2013 at 7:42 am

    Great stuff.

  2. japp1277 February 23, 2012 at 6:11 pm

    It’s a good thing that electric aircraft is developing althoug it seemswe have to wait a little bit longer for batterys to be more light weigt and faster charge with longer range I liked your article very much.

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