​The World's Largest All-electric Aircraft Will Make Its First Flight

- May 28, 2020-

News on May 27, according to the British Guardian Today, the world ’s largest all-electric aircraft will make its first flight tomorrow, and the test flight is expected to fly over 20 to 30 minutes over Washington State. The aircraft type is Cessna Caravan produced by American Cessna Aircraft Company.


The reporter learned that this aircraft can carry nine passengers, but this time the first flight will be completed by only one test pilot alone, the cruising speed is 114 miles per hour (185 kilometers per hour).


Engine manufacturer magniX hopes that this aircraft will be put into commercial use by the end of 2021, with a mileage of 100 miles (160 kilometers).


The reporter learned that on December 10, 2019, the world's first all-electric commercial aircraft took off at Vancouver International Airport in Canada and successfully completed its first test flight. MagniX, the company that provides electric motors for the aircraft, said this marked the arrival of the era of electric aviation. According to The Verge, the test flight was a yellow-black six-seater DHC-2 beaver aircraft, which belongs to Harbour Air of Canada and was piloted by the company ’s CEO and founder Greg McDougall. The first flight.


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