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August 2, 2008

ElectraFlyer-C Concept Airplane Flying

Randall Fishman, the principal of Electraflyer, manufacturer of the Electraflyer Trike ($18,385 complete), a legal ultralight sporting a battery-powered electric engine is currently flight testing an electric airplane from a highly modified Moni motorglider fuselage and wing base.

"The main landing gear and tailwheel have been lengthened to raise the fuselage and enhance ground control," says Fishman, who built the Moni in the 1990s with a gasoline engine, and decided, after the success of his Electraflyer…

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