Aurora Wins ‘Challenging’ Darpa High-Speed VTOL Demo

Credit: Darpa
Aurora Flight Sciences’ LightningStrike distributed hybrid-electric propulsion vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) X-plane will be “very challenging to demonstrate, but has the potential to move the technology needle farthest” for vertical flight, says Darpa program manager Ashish Bagai. Aurora has...
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