SkyDrive Flies Japan’s First Manned eVTOL

The single-seat SD-02 demonstrates the multirotor configuration planned for SkyDrive’s eVTOL.
Credit: SkyDrive
Japanese startup SkyDrive has conducted manned flights of its electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) demonstrator. The single-seat multirotor SD-02 completed a series of flights between December and March, following earlier unmanned indoor and outdoor flights by subscale models. SkyDrive is...
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