Elysian Aircraft Aims to Launch Electric Plane by 2033 Written 11 January 2024


Elysian Aircraft today revealed the concept for a 90-passenger electric aircraft, targeted to begin service in 2033. | Credit: Elysian Aircraft; Aerospace America–©

Aerospace America reports Elysian Aircraft, a Netherlands-based company, is planning to launch a “90-passenger, prop-driven electric plane that would have a range of 800 kilometers” by 2033. The design includes a “fossil fuel turbogenerator in its tail cone to recharge the batteries and power the motors driving the propellers in the event a plane was diverted or delayed.” The key feature is an “unusually wide wingspan” of 43 meters, allowing the batteries to be placed inside the wings, reducing fuselage weight.
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