- Bye Aerospace is taking the demand for environmentally friendly charter aircraft head on with their new electrically powered turboprop
In response to the demand for all electric aircraft that both has environmental benefit along with efficiency comparable to aircraft already in the market, Bye Aerospace has recently announced an all-electric turboprop aircraft, the eFlyer 800™. Estimates state a cruise speed of 320 knots with a range of 500 nautical miles. The safety features included are also top of the line; a full airplane parachute along with an emergency auto-landing system and terrain avoidance technology with the capability of routing for emergency automatic landing. The aircraft can accommodate two pilots with up to 7 passengers.