Longest flight by electric helicopter (prototype)
Ric Webb, Lung Biotechnologies, Tier 1 Engineering, Martine Rothblatt
44:27 minute(s):second(s)
United States (Los Alamitos)

The longest flight by electric helicopter (prototype) is 44 min 27 sec, 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.