Electric commuter jet coming to Moses Lake Airport

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Moses Lake Airport has been selected by an Israeli-based company to test fly a new electric-powered commuter aircraft. The announcement was made earlier this week at the Paris Air show where officials with the Port of Moses Lake watched Eviation Aircraft unveil its new all-electric plane called the “Alice” . .

Electric commuter jet coming to Moses Lake Airport

Electric commuter jet coming to Moses Lake Airport

“Alice” is a nine-passenger aircraft that is designed for short commuter flights between 100 and 600 miles at a speed of about 230 mph. Airport manager, Rich Mueller says Eviation Aircraft joins Japanese aircraft manufacturer Mitzubishi which currently uses Moses Lake for flight testing of its new regional jet. .

Electric commuter jet coming to Moses Lake Airport

Electric commuter jet coming to Moses Lake Airport

Eviation CEO Omer Bar-Yohay announced at the Paris Air Show that the company is targeting 2022 for service start up pending FAA certification of the Alice aircraft.

Eviation CEO Omer Bar-Yohay at Paris AIr Show with “Alice”
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Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.