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Private Airline Company Introduces Electric Flights That Are 30 Percent Cheaper
Private Airline Company Introduces Electric Flights That Are 30 Percent Cheaper

31 May 2021, 14:09 UTC / KinectAir and VoltAero partnered to introduce regional, electric flights through a mobile app, at prices that are 30 percent cheaper than conventional aircraft.

 
World’s First Electric Luxury Commuter Plane Alice Aims to Reinvent Air Mobility
World’s First Electric Luxury Commuter Plane Alice Aims to Reinvent Air Mobility

14 May 2021, 14:00 UTC / Who said small means unluxurious? Eviation’s first aircraft, the 11-seater Alice, is getting ready to start test flights in 2021 for a 2024 delivery

 
NASA's Retractable-Propeller Electric Aircraft to Start High-Voltage Testing
NASA's Retractable-Propeller Electric Aircraft to Start High-Voltage Testing

1 Mar 2021, 15:28 UTC / X-57 Maxwell is the name of NASA's first experimental airplane in two decades, agency trying to see how electric motors could be used on planes

 
U.S. Air Force Gets Serious About eVTOLs
U.S. Air Force Gets Serious About eVTOLs

8 Jan 2021, 13:54 UTC / USAF is giving a first contract to Metawave Corporation for the development of a high-precision, all-weather sensing solution for eVTOLs

 
VoltAero’s Cassio 2 Hybrid Plane Is Quieter, More Efficient, Greener
VoltAero’s Cassio 2 Hybrid Plane Is Quieter, More Efficient, Greener

8 May 2020, 03:49 UTC / Startup announces three models for its second-generation hybrid aircraft, with potential to disrupt the industry by offering a more convenient alternative

 
Eviation Alice Is a 9-Seat Electric Aircraft with 600 Miles Range Coming in 2018
Eviation Alice Is a 9-Seat Electric Aircraft with 600 Miles Range Coming in 2018

22 Jun 2017, 11:02 UTC / Electrifying the world of aviation is taking a bit longer, and all for obvious reasons, but if this time leads to designs such as this one, nobody's complaining

 
Google Exec's Secret Electric Flying Car Spotted. It Flies, But It's Not a Car
Google Exec's Secret Electric Flying Car Spotted. It Flies, But It's Not a Car

26 Oct 2016, 12:14 UTC / It's great that people who made lots of money off the explosion of the Internet are willing to put it back in developing new technologies