Swiss-based H55, a spin-off of the solar-powered Solar Impulse, has successfully completed first flight of a two-seat electric aircraft designed for pilot training. The electric aircraft, called the Bristell Energic, is a “steppingstone” for the development of electric propulsion systems designed for vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (VTOLs) and flying taxis, H55 says.  The Bristell Energic is powered by H55’s electric propulsion system and built by BRM Aero, ...

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