Heart Aerospace’s ambition to have its ES-30 electric aircraft take off by 2028 has been boosted by $10m investment from Air Canada and Saab ($5m each).
The hybrid aircraft will be powered by batteries and sustainable aviation fuel.
It will offer a range of 20okm, an extended range of 400km with 30 passengers, and fly up to 800km with 25 passengers.
Anders Forslund, founder and CEO of Heart Aerospace, said, “The ES-30 is an electric airplane that the industry can actually use. We have designed a cost efficient airplane that allows airlines to deliver good service on a wide range of routes. With the ES-30 we can start cutting emissions from air travel well before the end of this decade.”
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