Harbour Air Installs Electric Motor in Beaver Seaplane

Credit: Harbour Air
Seaplane operator Harbour Air has installed a 540-kw (750-hp) electric motor in a de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver, with first flight expected by the end of November. Developed by startup MagniX, the Magni500 motor is the largest yet installed in an aircraft. MagniX completed ground tests on the...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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