Air International 2022-02
T.Batchelor - Big in Japan
Test pilot Damian Hischier flying a Volocopter eVTOL aircraft Volocopter
Co-founder Alexander Zosel at the helm of a Volocopter VC200 in 2016
Volocopter hopes to help shape the AAM market in Japan
The Volocopter demonstration teams secure a Europallet sized load to the box under the VoloDrone
Vertical has secured up to 1,000 VA-4X orders
Vertical believes it has the largest conditional preorder book in the eVTOL industry, of up to 1,350 aircraft worth $5.4bn
Good aviation regulation, very well established operators, sophisticated consumers and progressive governments, both regional and national, make Japan the ideal eVTOL market
GKN Aerospace will design and manufacture electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) and wings for the VA-X4
The recently-signed agreement between Heathrow and Vertical is considered a significant milestone for the UK's zero-emissions aviation industry
The VX4 will be 100 times quieter than a helicopter in hover or cruise