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Sweden's 30-Seat Electric Passenger Plane

Sweden's Heart Aerospace Takes Orders For its Electric Passenger Plane                                             Source:  Heart Aerospace Zero Emissions Flying in World's 1st 30-Seat Electric Plane Swedish startup Heart Aerospace is developing the world's first, 30-seat electric passenger plane.  The prototype is being built to fly 124 miles on battery power alone.  With an accompanying reverse-hybrid engine consisting of 2 turbo generators powered by sustainable aviation fuel, the aircraft's range doubles to 248 miles. Called the ES-30, it's a hot electric plane prototype that's scheduled for delivery in 2028.  Heart is getting investment money from Air Canada and Sweden's largest aerospace company Saab AB.  Saab and Air Canada are investing $5 million each in Heart.  Air Canada also has placed an order for 30 of the ES-30 electric passenger planes.  These aircraft operate with zero emissions and very little noise. Race For Electric Planes A number of eVT