Aurora Flight Sciences has flown a quarter-scale model of the electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft it is developing for the Uber Elevate urban air-transport network. The company is one of five aircraft manufacturers with which Uber has partnered to develop prototypes for demonstrations of on-demand air-taxi service planned for 2020 in Dallas and Dubai. Aurora CEO John Langford says the eVTOL concept has been developed with Berlin-based BCG Digital Ventures, an arm of The ...

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