Vertical Aerospace To Fly Winged eVTOL In 2021

Artist's concept of VA-1X.
Credit: Vertical Aerospace
LONDON/ANKARA—British electric aircraft developer Vertical Aerospace has revealed its design for a tiltrotor electrical vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Bristol, England-based Vertical hopes to fly a prototype of the VA-1X—a fixed-wing tiltrotor powered by eight distributed electric...
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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