Alice all-electric aircraft prepares to fly

Feb. 1, 2022
A prototype of the aircraft, which debuted in 2019, has been going through low-speed taxi tests since December and will attempt a high-speed taxi test in the next few weeks, Jennifer Korn reports for CNN Business.

NEW YORK - The world's first all-electric passenger aircraft is preparing to take flight. The Alice, a plane developed by Israeli company Eviation, went through engine testing last week at Arlington Municipal Airport north of Seattle. According to Eviation CEO Omer Bar-Yohay, the Alice is just weeks away from its first flight, Jennifer Korn reports for CNN BusinessContinue reading original article.

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

1 Feb. 2022 - Eviation is working with include Honeywell (flight-by-wire systems), Siemens (EPUs), Hartzell (propellers), magniX (EPUs) and Magnaghi Aeronautica (LG), to get Alice off the ground.

The aircraft is targeting "middle mile" commuter routes. Eviation claims the airplane is capable of flying with nine passengers at 240 knots and a range of up to 650 miles

Related: GKN Aerospace and Eviation sign collaboration agreement on wing, empennage and EWIS for Alice all-electric aircraft

Related: Honewell unveils lightweight cooling system for UAM and electric aircraft


Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
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