The Future Of Electrics: Plane & Pilot Readers’ Views Is there a future in electric aircraft? Tell us what you think. By Plane & Pilot Published October 31, 2017 Courtesy of Pipistrel The Future of Electrics: Plane & Pilot Readers’ Views What do you think is the future of electric power in light GA?It’s our future. Within the next decade or so, most new light planes will be electrically powered.Electric power will play a role in light GA, but not to as big an extent as some might think.Planes with electric power will be a small but present part of the fleet before too long.Electric planes will remain a curiosity.Email Yes! I would like to receive the FREE eNewsletter. Sign me up! Want to learn more about electric aircraft? Read our article about the Hamilton aEro.