Buy it Now: eSpyder Electric Airplane Lands at Oshkosh 2013 Under $40K

According to GreenWing’s stated figures, the 32 hp electric motor can propel the eSpyder to maximum air speed of 68 mph. Peak efficiency, though, is found in an “economy cruise” mode that holds the tiny plane at 38 mph, which translates to about 90 minutes of flying time.

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Aviat Flies World's First CNG Airplane at Oshkosh 2013

Avgas costs nearly $6 per gallon these days, and the lead-enriched petroleum-based fuel is highly, highly toxic. So, why not build a plane that runs on low-emission, high-octane CNG? Aviat has done just that, and they’ve released their new, clean-burning aircraft at the Oshkosh 2013 aviation show!

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Video: New Electric Airplane Set to Train Future Pilots

This is the new E-FAN electric airplane by EADS, which was shown off at this month’s Paris Air Show. It is light, agile, fast, has a good L/D ratio, and is just the sort of thing you’d expect Dyson to build if Dyson decided to build an airplane.

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Top Five – The Cutest Electric Vehicles of 2011

Cute isn’t a concept that car people – or tech people – often talk about, but how good something looks

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