Chip Yates, the same guy who set the record for the fastest run on an electric motorcycle, has just set the record for the fastest flight in an electric plane. Almost ironically, the two speeds are both right around 200mph.
Not even a luxury sedan, really. The FlyNano by aeronautical engineer Aki Suokas of Finland is said to ring in at a mere $39,000, making for one affordable rich man’s toy. This isn’t a remote control plane; it’s one that you actually sit in and fly.