Paul MacCready's He teamed with GM to make the Sunraycer. It won a race with a 50 percent lead over the second place finisher. GM was so impressed they made the Impact electric car concept. The Impact became the EV1, which changed everything. You could say Paul inspired the interest in electric cars we see today.

Ever seen those remote control planes in Iraq? That's Aerovironment's work. Paul founded that company. Yeah, pretty much anything cool, Paul did it. Rest in peace Paul. You will be missed. You were a true pioneer. Check out the video about the Condor. It won Academy Award for Best Documentary. Paul had a knack for winning.

[Source: LA Times]


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