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Scandinavian airline Widerøe has partnered with aviation specialists Rolls-Royce and Tecnam to develop and introduce a commercial all-electric passenger aircraft by 2026. The collaboration builds on an existing joint sustainability project between Widerøe and Rolls-Royce, the latter of which already had a partnership with Italian aeronautics company Tecnam.  By combining their efforts, the companies aim Continue reading Electric passenger aircraft set for the skies

An all-electric Cessna Grand Caravan, developed by electric propulsion company magniX, has completed its first test flight.  The “eCaravan,” which is reputedly the largest electric commercial plane, is powered by a 560kW magni500 electric motor and has a range of around 160km. The 30-minute flight at the AeroTEC test centre in Washington was a key Continue reading Electric Cessna takes flight