What will be the miracle MPG of the future ?

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Good evening ! I mean Burt Rutan did 140 mpg per passenger already in 1975 with Vari Ez and newest GFC winners get 330 PMPG with the Pipistrel G4. http://www.oshkosh365.org/saarchive/eaa_articles/1975_07_17.pdf I estimate in 2018 the figure is 1432 PMPG ( passenger miler per gallon ). It needs the 6 seater gliderlike aeroplane to have muscle power option for 5 people ( pilot has no obligation to pedal while steering ) and 37 m2 of new kinda efficient solar power panel and a 20 hp sustainer engine for take off and nite flying. See my blog for more info ( below the link ). :cool:
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Dave Morss told me the G4 has now over 400 pmpg. 1432 pmpg is still distant dream but doable..I am sure. :rolleyes: