TriFan 600 Scaled Demo Poised For Flight Tests

Credit: Artist's concept of TriFan 600: XTI Aircraft
MESA, Arizona—XTI Aircraft is completing ground runs and system checkouts of a 65%-scale proof-of-concept prototype of its TriFan 600 ducted-fan vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) business aircraft prior to first flight “in coming weeks.” “We have completely re-architected the propulsion system and...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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