Sunseeker Duo

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Sunseeker Duo
Role Electric Aircraft
National origin Italy
Designer Eric Scott Raymond
First flight 30 May 2014
Number built 1

The Sunseeker Duo is a two place all-electric powered aircraft.

Development[edit]

The Sunseeker Duo is a high aspect ratio side-by-side seat composite construction high-wing aircraft with a T-tail arrangement with a single electric motor mounted in the rudder driving a forward mounted propeller. The first all-solar power generated flight was performed near Milan, Italy with company owners Eric Scott Raymond and Irena Raymond. 1510 solar cells power a battery pack.[1]

Specifications (Sunseeker Duo)[edit]

Data from Sport Aviation

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 1 passenger
  • Wingspan: 22 m (72 ft)
  • Empty weight: 280 kg (617 lb)

PerformanceVaries with Solar Conditions - designed for 12 hrs

  • Service ceiling: 3,700 m (12,000 ft)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Sun Poweres First Two-Place Electric Aircraft". Sport Aviation: 14. July 2014.

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