Eviation Aircraft and GKN Aerospace Announced Partnership on EWIS for Alice Electric Aircraft


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May 20, 2020, 09:06 EST


Elkland, United States, May 20, 2020, 09:06 /Comserve / -- The Israel based electric aircraft manufacturer, Eviation Aircraft, announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with the British multinational automotive.

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The Israel based electric aircraft manufacturer, Eviation Aircraft, announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with the British multinational automotive and aerospace components manufacturing and supplying company, GKN Aerospace, for the Alice electric aircraft.

Alice electric aircraft, also known as Eviation Alice, was planned and designed for air commutation at an affordable cost by equipping sustainable elements for regional transport. This electric aircraft can carry nine passengers and two crew members and is designed to provide a range of around 540-650 nmi.

The agreement signed between the Redditch-based GKN Aerospace and Kadima Zoran-based Eviation Aircraft is aimed at the production of wings, electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) and empennage for the aircraft by the UK-based firm GKN Aerospace, a company known long for the production of vehicle and aircraft components.

The electric aircraft has recently been launched by Israel-based firm and it aims to reach more sustainable journeys of up to 650 miles. The president of the civil airframes division of GKN Aerospace, John Pritchard, stated that he and his company were excited with the collaboration with the electric aircraft manufacturer as well as to support the development of the all new aircraft, which is a groundbreaking development in the aircraft segment.

He further stated that the development in the all-electric aircraft is a step-change in the aviation industry and he and his company is extremely delighted to contribute for the manufacturing of Alice, the electric aircraft by Eviation.

The president of GKN Aerospace, a firm which is a partner of the ‘Wing of Tomorrow’ programme of Airbus, also stated that his organization being technology leaders in wing, EWIS design and empennage would bring unrivalled knowledge and expertise to the project.

GKN Aerospace is also known for its advanced lightweight aerostructure and EWIS, which are used on several aircraft models of Airbus, such as A350 XWB, A330t, A320, Boeing 767 and 787 and more.

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