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Published on Wednesday, July 14, 2021

United Airlines plans to buy 100 electric planes






United Airlines announced a plan to buy 100 electric powered planes as part of a strategic investment in startup Heart Aerospace. Along with Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Mesa Airlines United has made an investment in the company and plans to buy 100 ES-19 aircraft.


It is a 19-seat electric aircraft with a flying range of up to 250 miles.  United said the aircraft could potentially serve about 100 of its regional routes out of many of its hubs.


 


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  • No way

    I will never get on an electric plane

    By Michael Bennett, Friday, July 16, 2021

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