Briefing April 2013 Issue
Briefing: April 2013
Electric Aircraft Symposium Set For April
The 7th Annual CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium, featuring talks by experts in energy, aeronautics, safety and propulsion, is scheduled for April 26-27 in Sonoma, Calif. CAFE president Brien Seeley said, “Great progress in the much-needed domain of energy storage will be presented.” Among the guests are electric aircraft pioneer Randall Fishman and aviation experts from NASA, Pipistrel, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, IBM, and elsewhere. Bertrand Piccard, who leads the Solar Impulse project, hopes weather will permit an appearance of the Solar Impulse aircraft.