Joby Aviation Completes More Than 150-Mile eVTOL Test Flight Written 28 July 2021


The five-seater Joby electric aircraft. | Credit: ElectricFlyer - Own work; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

TechCrunch reports that Joby Aviation has carried out the lengthiest “test flight of an eVTOL to date: Its unnamed full-sized prototype aircraft concluded a trip of over 150 miles on a single charge, the company said Monday.” The test was carried out this month at the company’s Electric Flight Base in Big Sur, California. The flight is “the latest in a succession of secretive tests the company’s been conducting, all part of its goal to achieve certification with the Federal Aviation Administration and start commercial operations.”
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