A startup founded by four former members of the Airbus E-Fan electric aircraft team has partnered with French aerospace research agency Onera and airport operator Groupe ADP to advance plans to develop an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) for urban, intercity and regional flights. Founded in January 2018, Ascendance Flight Technologies is developing the Atea, a four-seat fixed-wing aircraft with hybrid-electric propulsion and lift fans in the wing and forward fuselage. Design ...

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