The BlackFly is a flying taxi that carries a single person. The BlackFly features eight rotors spread over two wings, and does not require a pilot's license to operate.
Stage of Development
Range: 25 miles
Speed: 62 mph
Payload: 1 pilot/operator
Testing Location: Undisclosed, Canada
Our Take on BlackFly
BlackFly is entirely new to the world as of 12 July 2018 - the company did a great job keeping the development of their vehicle under wraps until they were ready to release footage of the aircraft conducting test flights in Canada. It will be interesting to observe how the progression of the certification process advances as Opener (the company that is developing the BlackFly) is pursuing certification and flight testing with Transport Canada.