Hemp is 10 times stronger than steel and can withstand a lot more weight before and breaks, and it can bend way further than metal, the company said. Derek Kesek is interested in hemp as a sustainable material. He says, “This is the kind of future we all want here on Earth,” hinting at hemp’s potential as a building material. Speaking about it Kesek revealed, “This plane project is our first experiment with industrial hemp, and we plan to explore many other uses. Once we establish structural testing and information from this project, we will apply it to other forms of construction. This is the kind of future we all want here on Earth. The sky may not be the limit.”
After completing its maiden flight, the first HEMP Plane will take place at The Wright Brother’s Memorial, In Kitty Hawk North Carolina the birthplace of aviation, the company said.