All Electric Lindbergh Flight
- Aired: 07/27/2012
- Rating: TV-G
Chip Yates, the owner and chief designer of SWIGZ.COM Pro Racing, USA, displays the world’s most powerful electric airplane in the Innovation Hangar – Alpha. Yates discusses the technology behind the modified Rutan Long-EZ (“Long ESA”) designed to achieve world records for speed and altitude in manned electric classes. Recorded at the 2012 Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture.
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