payday
   
TEXT SIZE
facebook
twitter
youtube
The Lindbergh Foundation Believes that Innovative Science and Technology Hold the Key to Addressing Humanity’s Environmental and Productivity Challenges

Blog

The Lindbergh bloggers community.
Tags >> volocopter

Blade Runner: 18-Rotor "Volocopter" Moving from Concept to Prototype

The Lindbergh Foundation's Wulff says the organization's judges felt e-volo had "a greater than 50 percent chance of succeeding, or they wouldn't have given them the innovation award." Asked if she would line up to fly one someday, she says, "I sure would. It looks very compelling to me."

Read the full article

Can Electric Aircraft Take to the Skies?

Electric aircraft are breaking records and beginning to gain aviation industry interest

 

Dully whining electric motors may soon compete with roaring turbofans in the sky as battery-powered planes and helicopters take flight.

Aircraft are emerging as the new frontier in electric vehicles as new technology and market demand converge to drive development. More energy-dense batteries, lighter components and more efficient power electronics are making plug-in airplanes a realistic prospect. Talk of taxes on greenhouse gas emissions and more stringent noise regulations have sent engineers looking beyond pistons and turbines.

Read the full article

 


Want to Get Involved?
Spread the news about our foundation. Sign up for our newsletter. Donate your time or money to our cause.

Login