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Aircraft: It’s Electric! Flight Design creates an electric edition

Flight Design, maker of the bestselling CTLS series of Light Sport aircraft, mounted a Siemens motor on the new F2 to create an electric edition for certification. The F2e made its public flight debut in Germany in June. The debut followed a maiden flight on May 29 that was pronounced a “complete success” by the company. Tom Peghiny, president of Flight Design USA, said market entry of Flight Design’s first electric aircraft is still about a year and a half away, slated to follow certification of the new, Rotax-powered F4 and F2 models announced in April. READ MORE