Saturday, April 9, 2011
Another Lindbergh making his mark
Winners of the Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize will be announced in Germany this week by Bainbridge Island's Erik Lindbergh, grandson of aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh, booster of clean-flight technology and founder of a program to encourage high-school students to seek and celebrate innovation.
By Jack Broom
Seattle Times staff reporter
LEAP awarded its first set of Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prizes last summer, honoring China-based Yuneec, makers of a small, electrically powered plane; Wisconsin-based Sonex Aircraft for an electric propulsion system; and Axel Lange of Germany for the development of an electric production aircraft, the Antares 20E.
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