Jump Aero Studies eVTOL For Navaid Calibration

FAA-operated Challenger flight inspection aircraft are used to calibrate civil and military navigation aids and landing systems.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
Startup Jump Aero is to study the use of an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing vehicle to calibrate navigation aids, as an alternative to a costly fixed-wing platform. The research contract was awarded by the U.S. Air Force’s Agility Prime program to help accelerate the commercial advanced air...
Graham Warwick

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