Vertical Aerospace Targets 2024 Certification For Gull-Wing eVTOL

Vertical Aerospace's VA-1X eVTOL
Vertical hopes that the eVTOLs emerging from its VA-1X design—featuring a range of 100 mi.—will be able to link cities as well as operate within them.
Credit: Vertical Aerospace Concept
British electric aviation startup Vertical Aerospace has set itself tight schedules to fly its new-design electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing gull-wing tiltrotor by this time next year. VA-1X is scheduled to fly in third quarter of 2021 Honeywell is providing fly-by-wire control system The company...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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