Demonstrations Highlight Operational Challenges For AAM

Volocopter’s remotely piloted 2X prototype

Volocopter’s remotely piloted 2X prototype (foreground) took part in collaborative flights with a crewed Pipistrel Velis Electro (background) during the CORUS-XUAM demonstrations at Pontoise.

Credit: Volocopter
If the promise of advanced air mobility is to be realized, much more has to happen than aircraft achieving type certification and being manufactured in quantities sufficient to make commercial operations viable. While electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) vehicles can be flown into and out...

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