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New Speed Record Set for Electric Airplanes

Electric airplanes are still far behind their jet-fuel-guzzling counterparts, but progress is being made, like the new speed record set by an all-electric plane just a few days ago.   On its inaugural flight, the SkySpark reached a top speed of 250 km/hour.

The SkySpark is a Pioneer Alpi 300 plane that runs on a 75 kW electric motor and lithium polymer batteries.  The record-setting flight took off from the Turin Aeritalia airport in Italy during the World Air Games.

The team that built the buying levitra without a prescription SkySpark say that this speed record is cheapest prices for viagra just the beginning for their program.  They now want to focus on creating a hydrogen fuel cell powered-plane engine.

Click here for a video (in Italian) of the flight.

via Treehugger

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written by TripAround, June 17, 2009
nice 250km/h, still not enough
written by Fred, June 23, 2009
That's tooooooooooo slow! Only 250 km/hour? Speed it up! smilies/grin.gif

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