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Flying taxi developer Vertical Aerospace starts test flights

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UK company Vertical Aerospace has celebrated the first flight of its full-scale VX4 eVTOL air taxi prototype. The five-seat design uses a tilting bank of five-blade props at the front, and a bank of scissor-stowing 4-blade propellers at the back. VA claims it's already taken a whopping 1,400 conditional pre-orders from a range of airlines, tourism groups and other operators.
Published 4 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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Flying taxi developer Vertical Aerospace starts test flights

The firm's VX4 aircraft (pictured) took off for the first time over the weekend in what the company said was a 'significant milestone'.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Vertical Aerospace begins eVTOL flight tests, with a pilot on board

UK company Vertical Aerospace has celebrated the first flight of its spectacular full-scale VX4 eVTOL air taxi prototype, demonstrating its faith in the design by taking the unusual step of putting a pilot on board. It's due to enter service in 2025.

4 months ago
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