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China first electric aircraft developed successfully

News International-French

20 May 2015

China's first electric light sport aircraft -- Ruixiang -- RX1E has passed the type certification recently.

At present, this aircraft has started mass production, and signed an 18 aircraft sales agreement with the buyer. During this year (2015), the Chinese domestic first customer order will be delivered.

It is reported that Ruixiang electric aircraft is China first domestic electric clean energy all composite light sport aircraft, with independent intellectual property rights. It has been developed by Liaoning General Aviation Research Institute under the leadership of China Academy of Engineering academician, Shenyang Aerospace President University president, professor Yang Fengtian.

The aircraft has used the rare earth permanent magnet synchronous motor as the aircraft engine and the high-energy lithium battery as the power, using full composite materials as the airframe structure. This aircraft has the advantages of environmental protection, silence flying, and no pollution.

Ruixing electric aircraft is safe and comfortable, easy to operate with low operation cost. This aircraft has such a superior performance that can be widely used in pilot training, sightseeing flight purposes. It will also be used as a large number of private jets for the propulsion in the popularization and application in China.

It is reported that Ruixiang electric aircraft has filled the blank of China's aviation industry in this field. The creation has also made a number historic record: China first domestic electric light sport aircraft that has formally passed the application type certification; China first electric light sport aircraft model that has been formally accepted for the approval review by the China Aviation Administration of China.

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