U.S. truckmaker Workhorse Group has joined the small, but growing rank of companies flight-testing full-size electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft, with the first flight of its hybrid-electric multirotor SureFly. The two-seat SureFly made its first, 10-sec untethered hover flight at a location near Cincinatti, Ohio, on April 30, and a second, 15-sec hover the next day. The aircraft, which has experimental certification from the FAA, is piloted, but the skid landing gear is ...

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