Workhorse executed the first test flight of their SureFly eVTOL on Thursday. The FAA issued an experimental certification ticket for the flight, marking one of the first few instances of a domestic flying taxi flight test under FAA regulations.
Here’s a video of the flight:
Why it’s important: The first flight of the SureFly eVTOL adds another competitor to the flying taxi space, and this time introduces a player that focuses on payload capacity in addition to passenger space. Additionally, this flight showcases the ability of the FAA to possibly accommodate the rapid development pace of flying cars and taxis.
- Image/Video: Workhorse
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