FedEx, Elroy To Test Autonomous Air Logistics

Elroy’s unmanned Chapparal eVTOL will fly between FedEx sorting centers without needing runways.
Credit: FedEx
Package carrier FedEx Express is planning to conduct tests of startup Elroy Air’s Chaparral autonomous cargo aircraft in 2023 in its middle-mile logistics operations, moving shipments between sorting locations. The tests will involve Elroy’s Chapparal C1, a hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff-and...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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