Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Take A Step Closer With Elroy Air Flight

Credit: Elroy Air
Describing it as a “flying Ford F150 truck,” U.S. startup Elroy Air has begun flight-testing its Chaparral large unmanned cargo aircraft. The 1,215-lb. vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft made a 64-sec. first hover flight on Aug. 14 at the Camp Roberts California National Guard Base. While...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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