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Electra Aero Snags eSTOL Navy Contract

Replenishment by Electric Plane? Naval Ops May Join the Future Soon The US Navy awarded Electra Aero a contract under their NAVAIR development program to test out the battery-powered, high-wing, short-takeoff aircraft for possible use. Electra has been an unusually grounded and realistic developer in the race to create electric – but commercially viable – aircraft, and their selection by the ever pragmatic (okay, just sometimes kind of pragmatic) Navy folk speaks to that mindset.

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