AEAC Next Generation Solar Electric Training Aircraft
Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC), which since last summer has been testing its single-seat electric aircraft in the air, announced that it began the assembly process of its first 2-seat prototype Sun Flyer.
The first 20 units were reserved by the Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology under a Training Program Development and Deposit Agreement.
Peter Harris, CEO of Spartan College, commented:
“This agreement signifies our commitment to innovation and to serving the next generation of pilots. Spartan College is honored to be the first training school to formalize our collaboration on a complete training system that will make flight training more modern, accessible and economical than ever before.”
George Bye, CEO of AEAC, stated:
“Our goal with Sun Flyer is to achieve lower operating costs and enhanced safety features for a training airplane by focusing on the benefits of solar-electric propulsion and durable composite construction. Spartan College is to be commended for their innovative spirit and forward-thinking strategy.”