Electric Airplane Technology: BlueTech Award Winner 2018

In 2018, Ampaire Inc. from the United States, submitted its award-winning passenger-carrying electric airplane, built using existing aircraft technology and a new electric motor.

A possible future production version (Image: Ampaire)

Suitable for short trips, a model with a single electric motor can carry up to 9 people and a two-motor model can carry up to 19 people. The system is equipped with electronic and manual emergency shutdown systems, backup software and electrical control units to meet aircraft safety and performance requirements.

Ampaire Inc. specializes in developing scalable electric powertrains that can power aircraft of various sizes and configurations.