MEDIA ALERT: Beam Global to Perform World’s First Flying on Sunshine Flight in a Production Electric Aircraft in Reedley, California

Beam Global
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SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday October 29, Beam Global, a CleanTech leader that produces innovative, sustainable technology for electric vehicle (EV) charging, outdoor media, and energy security, will conduct the world’s first Flying on Sunshine flight in a Pipestrel, production electric aircraft, powered completely by Beam’s EV ARC™ unit delivering off-grid, sustainably generated, locally stored energy.


Maiden voyage of the first Flying on Sunshine flight, made with the Pipistrel production electric plane fully powered on sunshine, charged by Beam Global’s patented EV ARC™ charging unit.


The event will bring together local Fresno media and officials to watch Pilot Joseph Oldham and Beam Global CEO Desmond Wheatley’s sunshine-powered flight.


Thursday October 29, 2020
2:00pm PT


Reedley Airport
4557 S Frankwood Avenue
Reedley, CA 93654


This proof of concept test flight is the first step in Beam Global’s larger initiative to bring clean mobility to this brand-new sector of sustainable transportation.


Interested reporters should RSVP to and contact Sandra Peterson at 408-691-0343 for onsite support the day of the event.

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