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Lilium prepares for the production of the first of many Jets

German start-up Lilium Air Mobility plans to start production of the first type-conforming Lilium Jet in 2023 and achieve manned flight with the eVTOL vehicle in 2024. The company says it is making good progress on the path towards certification, with an important...

Vertical Aerospace VX-4 makes its first ‘flight’

Vertical Aerospace says it completed the first hover flight of its VX4 eVTOL vehicle over the past weekend. This is the first step of the full flight test program that should lead toward certification in 2025. Vertical Aerospace VX-4 makes its first 'flight'. The VX4...

Vertical prepares first VX4 prototype for maiden flight

Vertical Aerospace has completed final assembly of the first full-scale prototype of the VX4 eVTOL. The vehicle will now start its multi-month flight test program, CEO Stephen Fitzpatrick said on August 8 in its HY1 2022 results release. Vertical prepares first VX4...

Why Boeing is so keen to learn from Wisk’s little airplane

There was absolutely nothing coincidental to a chalet with a little yellow airplane sitting within maybe thirty meters of the Boeing MAX 10 near the static display of this week’s Farnborough Airshow. If there was anything that the maker of that airplane – Wisk –...