Electric Motor for Sonex Sports Aircraft Cleared for Take-Off

Sonex, purveyor of banana-yellow kit airplanes at around the $25,000 mark, has just unveiled a prototype electric motor. Company founder John Monnett showed off an electric motor powerplant, controller, battery pack and charging systems earlier this week—although he kept quiet about who had supplied the battery.… » 7/26/07 3:00pm 7/26/07 3:00pm