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United & Mesa Airlines To Buy 200 Electric ES-19 Planes

United & Mesa Airlines To Buy 200 Electric ES-19 Planes

United and Mesa Airlines have agreed to buy 200 Heart Aerospace ES-19 aircraft. The manufacturer also announced new investment in their project. We have seen the work of Heart Aerospace before. Their all-electric ES-19 is using automotive battery technology, and seats...
Eviation Alice Will Fly This Year, Design Finalized

Eviation Alice Will Fly This Year, Design Finalized

After a substantial configuration change, Eviation is rapidly progressing the Alice prototype’s build, and plan to fly it this year. The Eviation Alice project has been ongoing for some time. The design is for an all-electric aircraft, with a capacity of nine...
Distributed Electric Propulsion: All About Being Green?

Distributed Electric Propulsion: All About Being Green?

We have mentioned distributed electric propulsion in a few stories, but what is it for? It’s not about the motors. It is what is behind them! There are different ways to approach a new technology like electrification. One way to go would be to simply replace...
REGENT Seaglider: Is It A Plane Or A Ship?

REGENT Seaglider: Is It A Plane Or A Ship?

This week, Brittany Ferries partnered REGENT Craft Inc., who are working on the all-electric ‘seaglider’, a wing-in-ground-effect vehicle. REGENT Craft Inc. is a Boston-based startup, working on what they call the seaglider concept. In essence, this is a...
Archer Unveils Maker eVTOL In Impressive Ceremony

Archer Unveils Maker eVTOL In Impressive Ceremony

California-based Archer Aviation unveiled its Maker eVTOL urban air mobility vehicle on the 10th of June (Thursday), with an attention-grabbing ceremony. We already looked at the Archer Maker eVTOL in February, when the company announced a deal with United. If all...