At the International Air Show in Paris, the Israeli company Eviation Aircraft presented Alice, a every electric plane This reduces the costs of commercial operation and promises to "redefine the way people travel." The service would begin to be offered by a US airline in 2022.
"Operating at a fraction of the cost of conventional aircraft, our Alice can redefining the way people travel regionally, inaugurating a new era of flight, quieter, cleaner and more economical, " said Eviation CEO Omer Bar-Yohay during the international meeting that took place last Tuesday in the French capital.
As detailed, Alice can cover trips of about one thousand kilometers, change to almost 450 kilometers per hour and carry nine passengers on board.
The first company to incorporate these aircraft will be American Cape Air. "We see tremendous opportunities to reduce the environmental impact of our operations and to help our employees and communities do the same." Expanding our fleet with the electric aircraft Alice is the next chapter in our future, "said Dan Wolf, founder and chief executive officer of the company.
"We are more than happy to partner with Cape Air to bring the first all-electric regional aircraft to airports and passengers in North America, while redesigning air travel to make them quieter, cleaner and more affordable," concluded Bar -Yohay.
The commercial use of these new aircraft is planned for 2022, after the test flights this year and its certification in 2021.
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