On Dec. 10, Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline conducted a successful flight of what is claimed was “the world’s first all-electric commercial aircraft.” The flight was made in a six passenger de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver powered by a 750-hp (560-kW) magni500 propulsion system from Seattle-based magniX. The flight took place on the Fraser River at Harbour Air Seaplanes terminal in Richmond,...
The Potential of eCTOL
Electric Conventional Take-Off and Landing Aircraft Take Off!
By Nicolas Zart
Vertiflite, September/October 2019
While essentially all of the news on electric aviation in Vertiflite has focused on electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, developments of electric conventional take-off...
July 10, 2019
Yolanka Wulff, JD
Executive Director, CAFE Foundation
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NASA is broadening its support to Urban Air Mobility through several initiatives, as outlined in a May 7, 2018 NASA news story:
The goal, known as Urban Air Mobility (UAM), is a safe and efficient air transportation system where everything from small package delivery drones to passenger-carrying air taxis operate over populated areas, from small towns to the largest cities....
Another area where NASA’s strengths already are assisting UAM air...