400 miles per gallon, in a plane Other Issues, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:41 pm
Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane was declared the most efficient airplane in the world and won the biggest money-prize in aviation history: $1.3 million, donated by Google.
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Posted by GC, a resident of the Sylvan Park neighborhood, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:41 pm
I was impressed reading 400 miles per gallon. Then I read electric motors and batteries and knew this is more funny math. Then there the part that says an 100 electric miles per hour = 101 gas miles or 403.5 passenger miles. No wonder the country is broke and can't balance a budget. We have inflated numbers so that no one can use the information. Wait, my cell phone just went 150 mph and got 1000 miles to a gallon.