First drop test with an eVTOL lithium-ion battery

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Beta Technologies is reportedly the first company to have conducted a drop test to evaluate the safety of flying with electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and to assess the performance of the battery in the event of a crash.

Testing Volocopter’s eVTOL

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VoloCity takes passengers around the city, first in Paris and then around the world. Volocopter’s eVTOL for passenger transport, VoloCity, is one of the company’s aircraft being developed to reform air transport, alongside the VoloDrone for parcel transport, the VoloConnect for longer distances and the VoloIQ, the infrastructure underpinning the VoloCity, which will serve as the system’s brain.