The world's first "all-electric commuter aircraft" rose into the sky above Moses Lake today. It was a short trip (8 minutes), but for many, it represented something like the future of aviation in a region that has been abandoned by a company it gave birth to, Boeing. KIRO: “The feeling here is electric. We’re absolutely excited about what we’ve just done by flying Alice successfully for the first time,” said Gregory Davis, president and CEO of Eviation, which is based not far from the city with the gigantic and seemingly doomed Boeing plant, Everett.
#Eviation’s all-electric passenger plane Alice took off for its maiden test flight on September 27, 2022, a major step towards bringing electric aviation closer to commercial service. https://t.co/23yA2AiCQt— AeroTime News (@AviationNews) September 27, 2022
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