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Sikorsky Firefly – First All-Electric Helicopter

July 27th, 2010

The idea of creating an electric helicopter has been floating for a while. However, due to the weight of the batteries the idea was never transformed into reality, until now.

Due to the great improvements in battery technology, batteries became more lightweight and able to store more energy.

Recently the aircraft company Sikorsky announced the creation on an all-electric helicopter that will be powered by new generation lightweight batteries. » Read more: Sikorsky Firefly – First All-Electric Helicopter