Elroy Air Takes Wraps Off Chaparral Unmanned Cargo eVTOL

Preproduction prototype Chapparal has hybrid-electric propulsion system and modular cargo pod.
Credit: Elroy Air
U.S. startup Elroy Air has unveiled the first preproduction prototype of its Chaparral autonomous cargo aircraft, revealing a revised design for the hybrid electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle. San Francisco-based Elroy expects to begin flight testing in the second quarter, supported by the...
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