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160-Knot VTOL Flying Car Flown Says Company »

Lilium Aviation, of Munich, says it has flown a prototype of its all-electric VTOL tilt-engine aircraft that the company says will fly 160 knots in horizontal thrust configuration with a range of 180 miles. A video provided by the company of the first flight shows the aircraft, with what looks like a spacious automotive-style cabin, autonomously taking off vertically, turning tightly and transitioning to aerodynamic flight before landing vertically. More

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Austro AE330 TBO Climbs To... »

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Swiss Electric Fly-In Set... »

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New GE Engine Aims For... »

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Aero: Continental Announces... »

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