Aircraft Photo of F-WFOV | Ocean Vital Eraole | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:F-WFOV
Aircraft Original Type:Ocean Vital Eraole
Aircraft Generic Type:Ocean Vital Eraole
Aircraft Version:Ocean Vital Eraole
C/n (msn):001
Location
City / Airport:La Ferté-AlaisMap
Country:France
Airport Codes:ICAO: LFFQ   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Event:Le Temps des Hélices 2019
 
Photo Date:8 June 2019
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
Photo ID: 145570
Photographer's Remark

The Eraole is a hybrid aircraft running largely on biofuel, with the solar cells on the tandem wings contributing only some 25 per cent of the power. It first flew on 21 May 2018. The aircraft will need to demonstrate a 70-hour endurance for a New York-Le Bourget flight, which would take pilot Raphaël Dinelli twice as long as Lindbergh.

This photo was added on 10 June 2019, and has since been viewed 19 times.


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