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.
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.