Electric-flight record heralds new era of aviation


Lausanne, Switzerland, 7 December 2016 – Walter Extra, the famous aerobatics pilot behind the Extra series of aerobatic planes, has set a FAI world record in the new field of Electric-powered planes. Launching from Schwarze Heide Airport near Dinslaken, Germany, on 25 November 2016 he flew a unique, battery-powered plane and climbed to 3,000m in a time of 4mins 22 seconds. 

Here you can read the FAI Press Release.