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.
Vertical Aerospace has confirmed a strategic partnership with Honeywell to use their fly by wire aircraft control systems on future Vertical Aerospace aircraft.
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”.
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.
Vertical Aerospace has become the first UK company to build and test a eVTOL drone-style aircraft
A Bristol start-up has successfully built and flown the UK’s first electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft, a significant milestone for the transport industry’s flying taxi ambitions
Vertical Aerospace completes test flight of prototype vehicle
There’s another competitor creating flying cars: this time it’s from the UK. Vertical Aerospace is taking on Uber, Lilium, Airbus and Rolls Royce
The UK-based startup plans to launch an ‘air taxi’ service in 2022
This 28-person startup took a big first step towards launching a nationwide flying taxi service by 2022
Flying vehicle startup Vertical Aerospace has conducted the first test flight of its electric vertical take off and landing aircraft