UK’s Vertical Aerospace Flies More Advanced eVTOL Prototype

UK startup Vertical Aerospace has completed unmanned flight testing of a second full-scale prototype as it continues its stepping-stone approach to developing a certifiable electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi.

Honeywell and Vertical Aerospace teamup on eVTOL design

Honeywell has joined forces with UK electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft developer Vertical Aerospace to address what it calls “the technical, regulatory and business challenges of the emerging urban air mobility (UAM) segment”.

British air taxi firm takes flight, inspired by F1 racing advances

A British energy entrepreneur and one-time Formula 1 racing team owner is entering the race to build new inter-city “flying taxi” services that tap recent aerospace advances while steering clear of more fanciful blue-sky visions touted by tech-focused rivals.