Siemens to Supply Motors for Eviation’s All-Electric Airplanes

Electric aviation just received a big vote of confidence from one of the world’s largest engineering companies.

Israeli startup Eviation Aircraft and Siemens announced yesterday they will jointly develop propulsion systems for the Alice, Eviation’s nine-passenger all-electric regional commuter plane. Siemens will supply low-weight, high-power electric motors for the plane, which will conduct its first test flight later this year at Eviation’s U.S. headquarters in Prescott, Arizona.

Eviation plans to debut the Alice at the Paris Air Show in June of this year.

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