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China's first electricity-powered aircraft gets production approval

  • Author:Memory
  • Source:www.diecastingpartsupplier.com
  • Release on:2015-12-05
SHENYANG - China's first domestically developed electricity-powered aircraft has beenapproved for production by civil aviation authorities.

The two-seat RX1E aircraft can fly for 45-60 minutes with a maximum speed of 120 km per hourafter an hour and a half of charging, according to its developer, the Liaoning General AviationResearch Academy in northeast China.

The environmentally friendly model has strong market potential, especially in pilot training andtourism. There has been 28 orders for the aircraft, according to the academy.