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Norway’s first flights by an electric aircraft

The event is planned for next Monday

On Monday the 18th of June, media is invited to witness the first flights by an electric aircraft in Norway. 

Avinor’s CEO Dag Falk-Petersen will be the pilot on one of the flights. Norway’s Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen will also join one of the flights as passenger.

The event will take place at Oslo airport.

In addition to witnessing the maiden voyage, there will be an opportunity to take a closer look at the aircraft, a two-seater Alpha Electro G2 supplied by one of Europe’s largest aircraft manufacturers, Pipistrel in Slovenia.

Information will also be provided on future opportunities for the electrification of aviation.

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