GKN Aerospace and Eviation have signed a collaboration agreement on Wing, Empennage and EWIS for ALICE, the all-electric aircraft.
The collaboration agreement covers the design and manufacture of wings, empennage and electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for Alice, the regional electric aircraft recently launched by Eviation.
The aircraft is aiming to change the way people travel, by making journeys of distances up to 650 miles more sustainable.
As part of GKN Aerospace’s collaboration agreement with Eviation, design and manufacturing activities are already ongoing on-site at Eviation (Israel) and in several GKN Aerospace engineering centres across Europe.
John Pritchard, president of Civil Airframes GKN Aerospace said: “We are excited to collaborate with Eviation and to support the development of this all-new electric aircraft. The development of all-electric aircraft is ground-breaking; it’s a step change in aviation and we are delighted to contribute.”
Adding: “As technology leaders in wing, empennage and EWIS design, we can bring unrivalled knowledge and expertise to the project.”