Ampaire’s Grand Caravan Makes First Flight Written 28 November 2022


Cessna 208B Grand Caravan | Credit: Aero Icarus; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 2.0

Aviation Today reported that Ampaire’s Eco Caravan aircraft, “an upgraded Cessna Grand Caravan, made its first flight last week on a fully-integrated hybrid-electric propulsion system.” The Los Angeles-based electric aircraft developer “flew its first hybrid-electric regional aircraft on a 30-minute test flight above southern California during the early morning hours of Friday, Nov. 18.” This test flight shows “promising success for the developer’s integrated propulsion system.”
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