Pioneering the Conventional Electric Aircraft: Beta Technologies’ Innovative Approach

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Beta Technologies, a trailblazer in the electric aviation industry, has strategically opted to develop a fixed-wing electric aircraft instead of a conventional one, citing the absence of a well-defined regulatory framework. With its eyes set on the Air Taxi project, the US-based firm has spent years perfecting and testing this innovative electric aircraft, which will serve as the foundation for the forthcoming CX300.

Air taxis are being tested in New York

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But the eVTOL market is only just starting to really take off, with a working prototype delivered to CES in January by a company called Aska. And now Electrek reports that an air taxi jointly developed by Blade Air Mobility and BETA Technologies has been successfully tested and is undergoing trials in New York.