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Full Scale Electric eVTOL Aircraft/Taxi For Inter-City Flights

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Vertical Aerospace is building technology to revolutionise how people fly, with the ultimate aim of making intercity air travel personal, on-demand and carbon free.

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The Bristol-based startup has built and flown the UK’s first full scale fully electric vertical take off and landing aircraft, which can travel at almost 200mph.

Its unmanned technology demonstrator aircraft weighs 750kg and flew across Cotswold Airport in Kemble, Gloucestershire in June 2018 as part of the company’s flight test programme.

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The company says it is building technology to revolutionise how people fly, with the ultimate aim of “making intercity air travel personal, on-demand and carbon free.Vertical Aerospace will not wait for regulation to change but rather use pilots in order to fly well within the radar of the aviation authorities.