Lilium Touts Transition Milestone In eVTOL Testing

Tufting shows smooth airflow over the fan ducts as Lilium’s Phoenix 2 demonstrator achieves transition on the main wing in flight tests.
Credit: Lilium
Achieving transition from rotor-borne vertical to wing-borne horizontal flight is a key milestone in the development of a winged electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft–a landmark that surprisingly few of the advanced air mobility (AAM) startups have yet reached. Germany’s Lilium announced on...
Graham Warwick

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