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E430 electric aircraft in 2009... The single-seat aircraft flies with lithium batteries for up to three hours with a maximum take-off weight of 1034 lb."
Originally posted by samkent
Unlimited air time?
Just how do the recharge the batteries? Extension cord?
I don't think you're reading it correctly.
Originally posted by confreak
If I'm reading the above news correctly, that this Iranian aircraft has unlimited air time without fuel, then this is one step forward in the electric aviation era.
So I'm really not understanding your post saying it's not developed by Iran when the article says it's developed by Iran.
Iran has developed an aircraft which only uses fuel for take off, in the other hand uses electrical turbines to move in the air.