Volocopter Conducts First Public Flight of 2X eVTOL Written 23 June 2021


Volocopter 2X at IAA 2017. | Matti Blume; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

Aviation Today reports that Volocopter “flew its Volocopter 2X in public for the first time in France at the Paris Air Forum, the company announced in a June 21 press release.” The flight “took place at Le Bourget Airfield and lasted three minutes, according to the release.” The eVTOL “flew in a 500 m route at speeds up to 30 km/h.” Volocopter CEO Florian Reuter said, “The first flight today in Paris highlights Volocopter’s commitment to bring air taxi services to this region in time for the 2024 Olympic Games.” 
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