Wright Electric Plans To Put 100-Passenger Electric Airplanes In Service By 2026
Wright Electric plans to have 100-passenger electric airplanes in service by 2026.
This week, California-based Wright Electric announced its plans to begin flying a 100-passenger all-electric airplane on routes of 1 hour or less by 2027. How does it expect to do that? By converting BAe 146 regional aircraft — originally manufactured by BAE Systems in 1983 — to electric power starting in 2026.
The BAe 146 was chosen for several reasons…