The electric aviation revolution will be televised … by MagniX and Harbour Air

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Two Pacific Northwest aviation ventures — the Harbour Air seaplane airline in Vancouver, B.C., and the MagniX electric propulsion company in Redmond, Wash. — are ready to start flight tests of an all-electric passenger airplane as early as next week. And those first tests are due to be live-streamed via Twitter.

That first flight of a converted de Havilland Beaver seaplane is set to take place on the Fraser River, at Harbour Air’s Richmond terminal, next to Vancouver International Airport’s south terminal. The target date is Dec. 11, but under the terms of Transport Canada’s p

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