Electric VTOL Air Taxis Advancing Toward Certification And Operation

Volocopter’s multicopter VoloCity
To be certified in Europe under EASA’s SC-VTOL, Volocopter’s multicopter VoloCity is to be validated under FAA Part 21.17b.
Credit: Volocopter
On both sides of the Atlantic, aviation regulators expect the first commercial electric air taxi services to begin in 2024. If achieved, this will be remarkable, given that the urban aerial ride-sharing vision was first articulated barely five years ago. Both European and U.S. regulators caution...

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