Tag: electric plane

SAS and Airbus to Research Hybrid and Electric Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute SAS and Airbus have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. This is a unique cooperation to establish the requirements for the next generation of sustainable aircraft. The project aims to gain an understanding of the introduction of hybrid-electric aircraft for large-scale commercial use. The partnership […]

Jetex and Wright Electric Partner to Electrify Private Jet Travel

Reading Time: 1 minute Jetex is thrilled to announce it will join forces with US startup Wright Electric to revolutionize private jet aviation. With this new partnership, it will be the first general aviation company globally to champion and support electric aircraft for short haul flights. To start, the company will implement the charging infrastructure and full support for […]

Eviation Plans 2018 first Flight For Alice Electric Business Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Israeli start-up Eviation Aircraft has begun manufacturing the first conforming prototype of its all-electric business and commuter aircraft, and plans to fly the nine-passenger type, dubbed Alice, in late 2018. Headquartered in Kadima-Zoran, the privately-owned company is seeking $40 million through government grants, industrial partnerships and loans to fund the programme through certification and into […]

Elon Musk Idea: An Electric Plane That Can Take Off Vertically

Reading Time: 1 minute Answering an audience question at the Hyperloop Pod competition awards ceremony at Texas A&M University earlier this week, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said of his next great idea. I have been thinking about the vertical takeoff and landing electric jet a bit more. I think I have something that might close. I’m quite […]