The British company has built a prototype aircraft of the vertical takeoff and landing, and conducted its first test flight. Company Vertical Aerospace aims to ensure that within four years to run long distance aircraft taxi in the UK.
It is expected that the maximum speed will fluctuate around the mark of 200 mph (320 km / h) with the initial flight range from 100 to 140 miles (160 — 225 km). It is expected that in the future, the range will increase to 800 km.
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