Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Bob Schumann (right) and Jim Hilgeford go over their final inspections before the take-off of Schumann's nearly silent electric plane. New technology allows model aviators to fly electric models that are more eco-friendly and no louder than electric fans.

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