Honeywell’s compact, high-reliability fly-by-wire (FBW) flight control system will be integrated into an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) flying prototype in 2020 under a strategic partnership with UK startup Vertical Aerospace. Bristol, England-based Vertical sees the agreement with Honeywell as a key step toward certification of its battery-powered eVTOL air taxi. The company is aiming for certification late in 2022 and entry into service in 2023. The aircraft will be ...


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