A Seat­tle-area

The Guardian Weekly - - Finance -

startup backed by the ven­ture cap­i­tal arms of Boe­ing and JetBlue Air­ways has an­nounced plans to be­gin sell­ing a hy­brid­elec­tric com­muter air­craft by 2022. The small plane is the first of sev­eral planned by Zunum Aero, which said it would seat up to 12 pas­sen­gers and be pow­ered by two elec­tric mo­tors, dra­mat­i­cally re­duc­ing the travel time and cost of trips un­der 1,600km.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.