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2-seater electric plane to fly in Switzerland

National News // July 8, 2020

Switzerland has for the first time authorized an electric-powered plane to take to the skies. 

Velis electro 2-seater electric plane to fly in Switzerland

The Federal Aviation Office has given the go ahead to a small Slovenian-made 2-seater plane called Velis Electro. 

The licence is being issued as a special case and will only allow the plane to fly within Switzerland. 

Currently the EU is not issuing licences for electric planes – but the rules are due to change in 2022. 


 

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