The Sun Flyer 2 is a two seat electric aircraft wth a direct drive composite propeller propulsion system powered by Lithium Ion batteries. The Sun Flyer 2 also has design benefits gained from new and innovative propulsion systems and efficiencies achieved by improving existing components, such as propellers with additional blade areas, for example.

New and innovative technology aside, the Sun Flyer 2 promises the next generation of aircraft owner and operator an aeroplane that is less complex to fly and fewer moving parts ensuring reduced maintenance costs and downtime – resulting in a longer operating life.

Highlights
  • Easy to fly & operate
  • Next-gen Instrument Panel
  • Long Operating Life
Features
  • 3 hour flight endurance
  • 400w battery pack
  • 80KW motor
Benefits
  • Great Visibility
  • Completely emission free
  • One 45lb motor with only one moving part
Internal
  • Seats: 2
  • Cabin Width: 1.17 / 3′10″
Proportions
  • Wing Span: 11.58m / 38′0″
  • Wing Area: 11.98m2 / 129sq ft
Weights
  • MTOW: 862kg / 1,900lb

 

Energy Source(s)
  • Battery Manufacturer: LG Chem
  • Battery Name: 18650
  • Battery Type: Lithium-Ion
  • Battery Qty: 5
  • Battery Weight: 136kg / 300lb
  • Battery Density: 260 kWh
  • Battery Output Cruise: 25 kW
  • Battery Output Takeoff: 80 kW
Propulsion
  • Propulsion Type: All electric
  • Motor Manufacturer: Emrax
  • Motor Name: Emrax 268
  • Motors Qty: 1
  • Motor Weight: 204kg / 450lb
  • Motor Output: 135hp / 101kW
Performance
  • Best Climb Rate: 1,450fpm / 442m
  • Glide Ratio: 25:1
  • Endurance without Reserve: 180mins
Speeds
55-120 Knots Normal Speeds
    Costs
    Base price is $ and € @ .85 and £ @ .75
    • Estimated List Price: $249,000 / €211,650 / £186,750
    • Total Operating Cost: $16hr / €14hr / £12hr
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