Watch live as Harbour Air makes first ever test flight of all-electric Beaver Seaplane

Harbour Air e-plane

Earlier this year Harbour Air announced plans to switch its seaplanes to all-electric by 2022, which would make it the worlds first all-electric commercial fleet. Now the day has arrived for them to make their first test flight, and you can watch it live.

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The flight is expected to take place at 8.30am PST, with the world’s first Beaver seaplane retrofitted with a 750 horsepower all-electric magni500 propulsion system being piloted by Harbour Air founder and CEO Greg McDougall. The flight should take no more than 10 minutes, but will be a historic first step not just for Harbour Air, but for the future of electric planes.

You can watch the historic event live on Harbour Air’s website.

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