Island communities off the coast of Northern Scotland could be the first to benefit from commercial electric air services. Scottish airline Loganair is considering making the preliminary leap to electric aviation by transforming its Orkney island-hopping fleet of Britten-Norman Islanders from piston to battery power. The Orkneys are already in the midst of a renewable energy revolution. Cranfield wants to fly a demonstrator by 2021 Electric island-hopping flights could begin in ...

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