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Everett Herald: ‘Zero Emissions’: New breed of plane gets spotlight at Paine Field

Janice Podsada, Everett Herald

 Keys to city, keys to the car. It’s not every day someone is handed the keys to a commercial airplane, but that’s what happened Monday at Paine Field.

Alaska Airlines CEO Ben Minicucci turned over the keys to a 76-seat Bombardier Q400 to Val Miftakhov, CEO of ZeroAvia.

The big turboprop, tail number N441QX, is a former Alaska Airlines commercial passenger plane. Now painted blue and white, it was emblazoned with a “Powered by ZeroAvia” livery and the words, “Zero Emissions.”

The aircraft, also known as a Dash 8-400, will be retrofitted with a hydrogen-electric propulsion system.

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