Israeli manufacturer Eviation rolls out electric commuter plane, which has a takeoff weight of 14,000 pounds (8,000 of those pounds are batteries)

REUTERS
Eviation targets commuters with electric plane Alice
June 18, 2019

An electric plane capable of flying up to 650 miles with nine passengers made its debut at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, with its manufacturer targeting regional commuter routes such as the French capital to the southern city of Toulouse. Eviation Aircraft said the plane – called Alice – was a radical rethinking of the cost, experience and environmental impact of regional travel. The impact of air travel on the environment has become a key focus of climate campaigners and airlines have long been looking at ways to address emissions and their costs through new designs and cleaner technologies. READ MORE

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