Eviation Completes Prototype of Alice Electric Aircraft
AINonline | June 16, 2019
Eviation (Chalet 282, Static B8) is unveiling a prototype electric aircraft at the Paris Air Show. The aircraft is designed to revolutionize regional commuting when certified in around 2021, according to the Israel-based company. Omer Bar-Yohay, Eviation CEO and co-founder, said he founded the company to change the way people move regionally. The all-electric aircraft, known as project Alice, is designed to enable high-speed, sustainable airborne commuting, tightly integrated with on-demand ground transport solutions. “The first fully operational Alice [is] be on display at this year’s Paris Air Show and will begin test flights towards the end of the year,” Bar-Yohay told AIN. Established in 2015, Eviation’s headquarters are in Israel, with a U.S. office in Prescott, Arizona. “The Eviation team is comprised of entrepreneurs, pilots, engineers, experienced in leading successful tech companies and programs and committed to building a tool aimed at bringing electric aircraft to the masses,” he said. “The product is built as a very light commuter airplane, but [benefits from many] advanced technologies because it is all-electric.