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World's first ever fully electric commercial seaplane with a 750-horsepower propulsion system takes flight in Canada

Today a commercial seaplane company in Vancouver completed the world’s first commercial flight of an electric plane. Harbour Air Seaplanes conducted the short flight over the Fraser River near the Vancouver International Airport in the suburb of Richmond. The company flew a six-person DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver with a 750-horsepower electric propulsion system designed by magniX, an engineering firm that specializes in electrical aeronautics. Read more....



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