A British entrant into the electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) transport market has declared its vision to begin piloted intercity air taxi operations by 2022. Having operated in stealth mode for two years, Bristol, England-based Vertical Aerospace revealed its hand Sept. 9 when it revealed it had taken the first initial steps toward flights of a full-scale demonstrator, which it hopes will evolve into a family of air systems that could eventually be in a position to compete with ...

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