SkyDrive Launches Japan’s First eVTOL Certification Program

SkyDrive flew its single-seat manned demonstrator in August 2020.
Credit: SkyDrive
Startup SkyDrive has become the first Japanese company to formally initiate the type certification process for an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing vehicle. The Tokyo-based company is aiming to launch commercial air taxi services in 2025. SkyDrive’s application for type certification was...
Graham Warwick

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