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...

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