Tuesday, 27 Jul, 2010 Technology
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Sikorsky Unveils Its All-Electric Helicopter Dubbed Firefly

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Despite the fact that the idea to develop an electric helicopter has been explored numerous times, only now engineers managed to bring it to reality.

It is worth mentioning that the major problem in the development of an all-electric helicopter was the weight of batteries, but with the evolution in the field of technology, batteries became more lightweight and their capacity considerably increased.

Sikorsky decided to make use of the new technology and came up with Firefly, an all-electric helicopter that is powered by new-gen lightweight batteries.

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