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On-track: Harbour Air seaplane-to-ePlane project

Harbour Air, the all-seaplane airline, has announced completion of significant project milestones in the conversion of the world’s first seaplane to ePlane. Partnering with MagniX, an electric motor manufacturer for electric aircraft, the Harbour Air maintenance team has successful installed a 540-kW MagniX electric motor in a 60-year-old De Havilland Beaver aircraft and is now […]

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First electric aircraft could be Harbour Air’s seaplanes

B.C.-based Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline, and Washington-based magniX, a company powering the electric aviation revolution, have formed a partnership to transform Harbour Air’s seaplanes into an all-electric commercial fleet powered by the magni500, a 750-horsepower all-electric motor. Operating 12 routes between hubs such as Vancouver and Seattle and across the pristine natural […]

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Harbour Air seaplanes bask in the sun at YVR South

Founded in British Columbia in 1982 and headquartered at YVR South, Harbour Air provides a vital transportation link along coastal British Columbia, servicing an average of 400,000 passengers per year. Harbour Air’s showcase fleet of Canadian-built DeHavilland Beaver, Single Otter and Twin Otter aircraft are envied worldwide for their history, craftmanship, safety record and workload […]

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Harbour Air CEO inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

On May 16, 2019, Greg McDougall, founder and CEO of the Harbour Air Group and Harbour Air Seaplanes, will be one of two B.C.-based industry leaders to be inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame. The 2019 inductions will be the 46th annual celebration of Canadian aviation accomplishments and will bring to 237 the number […]

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Harbour Air Seaplanes named 2015 Clear Skies Award winner

Last month, during Canadian Environment Week, Sea Island-based Harbour Air Seaplanes was named winner of the 2015 Clear Skies Award by Vancouver Airport Authority. The Clear Skies Awards is YVR’s annual environmental awards program, designed to recognize Sea Island businesses that demonstrate a commitment to sustainability, improving its environmental footprint through the reduction of greenhouse […]

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