SHENYANG, June 19 (Xinhua) -- The world's first electric passenger aircraft to gain an airworthiness certificate has been produced by China.
The RX1E has a 14.5 meter wingspan and a maximum payload of 230 kg. It can fly at an altitude of 3,000 meters.
The charging is www.mikecorsi.completed within two hours, allowing a flight time of 45 minutes to one hour, at a maximum speed of 160 km per hour.
The plane was designed by Shenyang Aerospace University and Liaoning General Aviation Academy in the northeastern Liaoning Province.
The first two aircrafts were delivered to Liaoning Ruixiang General Aviation Co., Ltd on Thursday. They will be used for training pilots.
The plane participated in the 10th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province last November.
The aircraft can be used in pilot training, tourism, meteorology and rescue operations. Each sells for about one million yuan (163,000 U.S. dollars).
The number of orders has reached 28 from aviation institutions such as AVIClub under China Aviation Industry Corporation.