SportStar EPOS electric aircraft takes to the skies

Electric aircraft development and innovation continues at a slow pace as alternatives to fuel guzzling airplanes are put to the test.

Video: Yates electric aircraft sets records

Chip Yates is clearly a man who likes his high speed rides to come all-electric style. 

Having been focused on electric motorcycles that go really, really fast, he also has his sights on owning records for electric airplanes.

Video: Electric airplane loses power, glides home

One of the primary reasons many consumers shy away form electric vehicles is range anxiety, or the fear of a car battery running out of juice while still on the road.