Elroy Air To Fly Full-Size Unmanned Cargo Aircraft This Year

Credit: Unmanned cargo aircraft: Elroy
With the Amazon effect driving demand for rapid delivery of e-commerce goods, U.S. startup Elroy Air plans to fly a full-scale prototype of its unmanned cargo aircraft this year. The winged, hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft is designed to carry 500 lb. of cargo 300 mi. Elroy is...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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