The Sun Flyer 4 is a four seat electric aircraft wth a direct drive composite propeller propulsion system powered by Lithium Ion batteries. The Sun Flyer 4 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 4 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
  • 100KW motor
Benefits
  • One 45lb motor with only one moving part
  • Great Visibility
  • Completely emission free
Internal
  • Seats: 4
  • Cabin Width: 1.17 / 3′10″
Proportions
  • Wing Span: 11.58m / 38′0″
  • Wing Area: 11.15m2 / 120sq ft
Weights
  • Empty: 1,225kg / 2,700lb
  • Max Pilots and Passengers: 363kg / 800lb

 

Performance
130 kW Propulsion
  • Max Climb Rate: 1,250fpm / 381m
  • Glide Ratio: 18:1
  • Endurance without Reserve: 240mins
Speeds
55-130 Knots Normal Speeds
    Costs
    • Estimated List Price: $349,000 / €296,650 / £261,750
    • Total Operating Cost: $20hr / €17hr / £15hr
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