A five-person craft, which could receive certification by 2024, says a London to Brighton flight will take half an hour.
In a major boon for British aviation, Vertical Aerospace, the Bristol-based company pioneering affordable electric aviation, today announces plans for a revolutionary ‘flying taxi’, the VA-X4.
Further strengthening its team, Vertical Aerospace has appointed Eric Samson, formerly Vice President of Engineering and Head of the Design Organisation at Jet Aviation, as Head of Engineering to help Vertical move towards their vision of electric flight for everyone.
After an extensive global search, Vertical Aerospace has appointed Dean Moore, formerly the UK Lead Flight Test Engineer at Boeing, as Lead Flight Test Engineer to help Vertical move towards their vision of electric flight for everyone.
Vertical Aerospace, the leading electric aircraft company, has appointed Tim Williams to the role of Chief Engineer to help drive Vertical towards its vision of electric flight for everyone.
The 550 lb payload carried by Vertical Aerospace’s Seraph was the equivalent of one pilot and two passengers
The prototype of the aircraft is capable of carrying loads of up to 250kg and can reach speeds of up to 80km/h.
With an increased interest in air transit, Bristol-based startup Vertical Aerospace has become the first company to release flight footage of an eVTOL aircraft carrying loads up to 250kg — the equivalent of one pilot and two passengers.
The world’s most advanced electric “flying taxi” has been launched in the UK in a move that could pave the way for full passenger flights in four years’ time.
Vertical Aerospace has flown their latest aircraft and acquired F1 engineering consultancy, MGI.