Beta Performs Piloted eVTOL Aircraft Transition Flight Written 24 April 2024

ALIA 250 eVTOL aircraft

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

Aviation International News reports, “Beta Technologies has achieved the first piloted transition flights with a prototype of its Alia 250 eVTOL aircraft prototype, the Vermont-based aircraft developer announced today. A successful transition flight marks a significant milestone in the development of any eVTOL aircraft, demonstrating the core capabilities of vertical lift and horizontal cruise in combination.”
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