In pics: H55's fully electric airplane unveiled, flying taxi dream may come true soon
H55's zero-emission electric airplane completed its first successful flight in Switzerland on 21st June. It is a stepping step towards the development of flying taxis and vertical and/or short take-off and landing (VTOL).
It is a BRM Aero Bristell Energic a two-seater fully electric airplane. "Electric air transport will deeply transform and improve urban mobility," said Andre Borschberg, former CEO and Pilot of Solar Impulse, and now H55`s Co-Founder and Executive Chairman. Here are all you need to know about the first fully electric and zero emission aeroplane:
H55 made the first fully electric aviation which made the air transport quiet, clean by providing certified electric propulsion solutions, cost-efficient with low maintenance, flexible, versatile and safe designs. The airplane has an endurance of 1.5 hours, providing 45-60 minutes of mission flight with enough reserves, a typical training programme for flight schools. Image source: H55 Youtube video snap