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Eviation's All-Electric Plane Reaches New Milestone, Nails First Flight
Eviation's All-Electric Plane Reaches New Milestone, Nails First Flight

27 Sep 2022, 22:42 UTC / Eviation's all-electric aircraft Alice has successfully completed its maiden flight. The trailblazing flight takes it one step closer to certification

 
Alice Luxury Electric Plane Nails Its High-Speed Rotating Test, Prepares for First Flight
Alice Luxury Electric Plane Nails Its High-Speed Rotating Test, Prepares for First Flight

20 Sep 2022, 08:07 UTC / Eviation's luxury electric plane, Alice, recently completed a high-speed rotation test on the runway and is now getting closer to taking its first flight

 
Major Milestone Achieved by Fully Electric Seaplane
Major Milestone Achieved by Fully Electric Seaplane

20 Aug 2022, 11:27 UTC / Canadian company Harbour Air Seaplanes has completed another successful flight test with a fully electric De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver seaplane

 
ZeroAvia Plane Crashing Points to Completely New Dangers for Electric-Powered Planes
ZeroAvia Plane Crashing Points to Completely New Dangers for Electric-Powered Planes

14 Jul 2022, 16:25 UTC / One of ZeroAvia hydrogen-powered planes crashed a year ago during a battery-off test, the Air Accidents Investigations Branch reveals

 
New British Hybrid-Electric Aircraft to Carry Passengers by Day, Cargo by Night
New British Hybrid-Electric Aircraft to Carry Passengers by Day, Cargo by Night

12 Aug 2021, 04:44 UTC / This massive 90-seat aircraft promises to disrupt regional flight, with innovative hybrid-electric technology, advanced performance and versatile configuration.

 
Jaguar I-Pace To Provide Ground Support for EV Flight Speed Record Attempt
Jaguar I-Pace To Provide Ground Support for EV Flight Speed Record Attempt

6 Jul 2021, 12:53 UTC / The fully electric Jaguar I-Pace will serve as the towing and support vehicle for an electric aircraft set on breaking the EV flight speed record attempt

 
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.

 
The Vertical Takeoff Electric Plane Revolution Hooks Another Big Name
The Vertical Takeoff Electric Plane Revolution Hooks Another Big Name

11 Feb 2021, 08:55 UTC / United Airlines has decided to order no less than 200 vertical-electric takeoff planes from Archer as part of long-term climate change combat plan

 
“Irrational” Concept Imagines the Future of Flying With Hybrid Propulsion
“Irrational” Concept Imagines the Future of Flying With Hybrid Propulsion

7 Feb 2021, 19:55 UTC / Here’s a concept envisioning a new aircraft model that combines an innovative design with a hybrid system for more efficient propulsion

 
Hybrid-Electric Plane Can Reduce NOx Emissions by 95%, MIT Says It Could Work
Hybrid-Electric Plane Can Reduce NOx Emissions by 95%, MIT Says It Could Work

1 Feb 2021, 09:01 UTC / MIT engineers have created a new aircraft design that is focused on reducing air pollution, all inspired by Volkswagen’s Dieselgate scandal

 
Bill Gates Doesn’t Believe Electric Semis and Passenger Jets Will Ever Happen
Bill Gates Doesn’t Believe Electric Semis and Passenger Jets Will Ever Happen

7 Sep 2020, 03:50 UTC / In order to prevent climate change disaster, the world must focus on alternative fuels and electrofuels for long-haul transport, because batteries are not good

 
Fully Electric Flight! That's Right Folks. Fully Electric. No More Fossil Fuel
Fully Electric Flight! That's Right Folks. Fully Electric. No More Fossil Fuel

21 Jun 2020, 10:20 UTC / Bye Aerospace launches fully operable line of electric aircraft. The eFlyers are setting new standards in aviation. Perfect for leaving the car at home

 
The Ampaire EEL Hybrid - It Doesn’t Need Roads Where It’s Going
The Ampaire EEL Hybrid - It Doesn’t Need Roads Where It’s Going

20 Jun 2020, 08:33 UTC / On the road to fully electric airplanes, Ampaire is paving the way with a hybrid powertrain based on a twin-engine Cessna 337 Skymaster

 
Norway Tests 2-Seat Electric Plane, Eyes Passenger Flights for 2025
Norway Tests 2-Seat Electric Plane, Eyes Passenger Flights for 2025

20 Jun 2018, 11:24 UTC / Transport Minister Ketil Solvik-Olsen says further testing is needed to make sure the new plane is safe, but all signs point in the right direction

 
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

 
DARPA Moves Forward with Vertical Takeoff and Landing Electric Aircraft
DARPA Moves Forward with Vertical Takeoff and Landing Electric Aircraft

4 Mar 2016, 18:15 UTC / Looking like an angry mosquito, DARPA's electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft is starting to get shape, but it will be a few years until it flies