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Build Your Own Electric Airplane Kit: $40K

Build Your Own Electric Airplane Kit: $40K

Image source: greenwing.aero

If you’ve ever wanted to build your own electric airplane, you’re in luck, because GreenWing International is offering their eSpyder in the US for just a touch under $40K.

This experimental amateur-built kit features a quiet, clean, electric propulsion system putting out 32 hp to its single prop.

“The Yuneec PowerDrive 24 propulsion system uses the best technologies to create an integrated system of: Motor, Motor Controller, Battery, and Charger to optimize performance, making electric flying simple and fun. The 24KW (32hp) powerplant quietly propels the plane while the Motor Controller efficiently delivers power from the battery. The eSpyder uses proven Lithium battery technology, similar to what is used by the leading electric car manufacturers. Charging is done by a custom designed charging system that monitors and manages the health of the batteries on every charge to ensure maximum performance.” – eSpyder

Build Your Own Electric Airplane Kit: $40K

Image source: greenwing.aero

Find out more at GreenWing International.

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