US Air Force Pilots Test Fly Alia eVTOL Written 15 March 2022


ALIA 250 eVTOL aircraft manufactured by BETA Technologies. | Credit: Brian Jenkins at BETA Technologies; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 3.0

Aviation Week reports that two US Air Force pilots “have become the first to conduct crewed test flights of an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft under the service’s Agility Prime program.” The two pilots flew “Beta Technologies’ Alia prototype on March 9 from Plattsburgh International Airport, New York.”
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