aeronewstv is offering the possibility of viewing, or re-viewing, five of the most watched 2015 aviation video reports in the following categories: Industry, Lifestyle, Transport, Events and Employment. Today, the Lifestyle category.
For the very first time, the E-Fan electric aircraft crossed the English Channel on 10 July in 36 minutes. The day before, another very small aircraft crossed the English Channel. It was an electric Cricri.
Lionel Adroit, pilot of the Cricri, the smallest twin-engined plane in the world, recently succeeded in taking off from the roof of a car. A delicate but impressive manoeuvre. Watch our video news report.
It is called Cricket, it has a 16 ft. wingspan and a length of 13 ft. It is in fact the smallest twin-engined in the world. A plane that you cannot find in kit form. Lionel for example took 2,000 hours in building it and is now the happiest of men.