PC-Aero Completes Ground Tests on Elektra One, Ready for Flight

PC-Aero Elektra One static test
In brief: PC-Aero has completed static tests on the 1-seat Elektra One prototype electric plane and will test fly it this month.

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Make/Model: Elektra One
Manufacturer: PC-Aero

The word

PC-Aero Elektra One

PC-Aero, the German aicraft design firm, completed requirements for German Ultralight Certification for the Elektra One in December and plans a first test flight this month (January).

The photo shows the aircraft undergoing structural testing with weights added to the wings, fuselage, tail, etc. in order to test load limits. Previously, a rollout of the plane (taxi using electric motor) was done.

The Elektra One first made its appearance last year at AERO 2010 in Friedrichshafen.

And so ...

A very cool first step for the airplane, which has gained a lot of attention since its debut.

Photo credits: PC-Aero

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