The Elektro E6 will be designed to seat up to six passengers
Solar cells will cover much of the E6's wingspan
A solar hangar like this one could charge one set of batteries after swapping a fresh set into the E6
The E6 team hopes to have a working prototype in three years, with an aircraft certified for service in 10 years
Gizmag caught up with William Mannarn and Scott Andrew from EADCO GmbH at the Paris Air Show, and learned that the company recently joined forces with PC Aero to start development of the latter's new twin prop, 6-passenger electric airplane concept called the Elektro E6. EADCO is now busying itself designing the frame for the potentially groundbreaking craft, while PC Aero takes care of the electrical systems.
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