Farthest flight by an electric helicopter (prototype)
Martine Rothblatt, Tier 1 Engineering, Ric Webb, Lung Biotechnologies
56.82 kilometre(s)
United States (Los Alamitos)

The farthest distance travelled by electric helicopter (prototype) is 56.82 km (35.00 miles), and was achieved by Martine Rothblatt, Lung Biotechnologies, Tier 1 Engineering, and Ric Webb (all USA) in Los Alamitos, California, USA, on 7 December 2018.

The helicopter was created by Tier 1 Engineering, and flown by pilot Ric Webb. Rothblatt’s ultimate goal is to secure federal approval of the battery-powered helicopters for use in transporting accident victims and organ transplants to hospital facilities.