Dufour Completes Initial Demo Flights For Tilt-wing EVTOL

The design of Dufour’s eVTOL demonstrator was inspired by the tilt-wing Canadair CL-84 flown in the 1960s.
Credit: Dufour Aerospace
Switzerland’s Dufour Aerospace has completed 550 flights of a large-scale technology demonstrator in an initial phase of testing for its tilt-wing electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxi. Testing of the unmanned aircraft focused on expanding the flight envelope and demonstrating stability and...
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