Wright announces Wright Electric Aircraft Engine Test Cell (WEAETC)

All short flights will be zero-emissions

The Wright Spirit builds on a proven 4-engine, 100 passenger platform: the BAe 146. By leveraging Wright’s megawatt-class propulsion system, we transform it to an all-electric, zero-emissions aircraft serving one-hour flights.

The wright Spirit

Quiet 1 hour flights

The Spirit aircraft design builds on the BAe 146 platform, a 100 passenger, 4-engine aircraft known for its operation out of noise-sensitive airports.

Ultra lightweight energy storage

High power motors

Efficient inverters

Integrated propulsors

1 MW Motor →

London to Paris, minimal emissions

By focusing on a proven 100-passenger aircraft and one-hour flights, the Wright Spirit addresses the world's busiest passenger routes. This includes:


  • Frankfurt—Paris
  • Paris—London
  • Stockholm—Copenhagen
  • Lisbon—Madrid


  • New York—Boston
  • New York—Washington
  • San Francisco—Los Angeles
  • Sao Paulo—Rio de Janeiro
  • Atlanta—Orlando

Middle East

  • Doha—Dubai
  • Istanbal—Izmir
  • Riyadh—Medina


  • Sydney—Melbourne
  • Hong Kong—Taipei
  • Kuala Lumpur-Singapore
  • Tokyo-Osaka
  • Seoul—Jeju

Technology Roadmap

Motor and inverter development
Propulsion fan development
Flight: One electric engine
Flight: Two electric engines
Flight: All four electric engines
Wright Spirit entry into service

Trusted by NASA, easyJet, the Department of Energy, and more.

Wright partners with airlines and maintains strategic collaborations with suppliers and aerospace industry leaders.
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High performance, clean technology. Zero emissions.

We're transforming flights, inside and out. Wright is committed to making every flight more efficient and better for the environment.
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