Testing Paces Opener’s Progress With Personal eVTOL

With wings and props flixed, the single-seat Blackfly’s body attitude tilts between vertical and forward flight.
Credit: Opener
Ultralight aircraft are usually the simplest of flying machines, often just tube and fabric—no certification, no pilot’s license, no commercial use. But several advanced air mobility (AAM) startups see the FAA’s Part 103 rules for ultralight vehicles as a way to bring electric vertical takeoff and...

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