Convertiplane Developer Aims For Mid-Year Flight Tests

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Elytron Aircraft plans to begin flight tests this summer of a two-seat, proof-of-concept tiltwing aircraft designed to take off and land like a helicopter but operate from point to point at fixed-wing speeds. The company, based in Mountain View, California, has been studying convertiplane concepts...

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