Mesa Airlines Backs Elroy Air’s Autonomous Cargo Aircraft

Elroy Air autonomous Chaparral eVTOL aircraft
The autonomous Chaparral is designed to carry 300-500 lb. of cargo up to 500 mi.
Credit: Elroy Air
Growth in e-commerce is the fuel for a slew of startups that want to use electric propulsion and autonomous operation to dramatically reduce the cost and increase the use of air cargo. A leader in that drive is San Francisco-based startup Elroy Air, which on Jan. 26 unveiled the first preproduction...

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