Eviation successful test flight of 9-passenger electric plane

Specs on plane, capacities, limitations, etc at eviation.com

4 Likes

Very cool! 200 mile ‘useful range’ is targeted, and that should be enough for the plane to be useful for regional travel. I.e. from my city it would take me to any of the bigger surrounding regional cities that I’d normally connect to.

Probable 2027 commercialization, the article says, as they wait for improvements in batteries.

Not sure what useful range means, exactly. But FAA rules- require a certain amount of additional hours of fuel be carries for different lengths of flight, weather conditions, international, aircraft type, etc. So I would hope this is all included

Mike