June 26, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Pilots Take First-Ever Crewed Flight in Military-Worthy Electric Aircraft

Electric

US Air Force pilots conducted the first-ever crewed flight of an electric aircraft — an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) — with military airworthiness. This milestone, which took place at BETA Technologies’ Plattsburgh, NY, facility earlier this month was the culmination of a two-year partnership between BETA and the Air Force’s Agility Prime program.