100% ELECTRIC 2-SEATER PARATRIKE
The E-Fenix is the first two-seat electric paratrike in the world.
Developed with Planète Sports & Loisirs, a leisure activities company based on Re Island, off the coast of La Rochelle, France, the trike will carry visitors on discovery flights over the scenic island.
First flights took place on May 12th, 2011, with Michaël Morin as test pilot.
First flight : 12/05/2011
E-Fenix has an electric propulsion system from Electravia, which includes a 35-horsepower GMPE 104 motor, an E-Props QD2 four-blade propeller, and a 6 kWh Kokam Lithium-Polymer battery. All is carried aloft on a 38-square-meter ITT Bulldog wing, which can fly 35 minutes with two persons aboard, and 55 minutes with only the pilot.
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Re Island with the runway reserved for electric aircraft...
with its green wind sock !
PRESS in English :
- Paratrike E-Fenix EAA : the news- E-Fenix, the Two-Seater Trike