Tag: Elroy Air

Elroy Air achieves industry-first flight of turbogenerator-hybrid hVTOL aircraft

Elroy Air flew the world’s first turbogenerator-hybrid electric vertical take-off and landing (hVTOL) aircraft on November 12 at its test-flight facility in Byron, California - the Chaparral C1. The C1 is an autonomous hVTOL aircraft, with distributed electric propulsion and a turbogenerator-batt...

Bristow secures early delivery positions for five Elroy Air Chaparral Aircraft

Bristow Group Inc., the world's leading global provider of innovative and sustainable vertical flight solutions, has reserved early delivery slots for five of Elroy Air’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) cargo systems, the Chaparral. Bristow signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Elroy Air to...

LCI Signs Agreement with Elroy Air for a Committed Order of up to 40 Chaparral VTOL Aircraft

LCI, a leading aviation company and a subsidiary of Libra Group, has signed an agreement with Elroy Air, developer of advanced autonomous cargo aircraft systems, to acquire up to 40 of the company's Chaparral vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. LCI's investment in Elroy Air's system un...

Bristow and Elroy Air Sign Letter of Intent for 100 Chaparral VTOL Aircraft

Bristow Group Inc., the world's leading global provider of innovative and sustainable vertical flight solutions, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Elroy Air to pre-order 100 Chaparral hybrid-electric cargo VTOL aircraft. The Chaparral will be the first of its kind vertical take-off and lan...

Elroy Air unveils its autonomous vertical take off and landing cargo plane

By James Vincent, theverge.com Elroy Air, a startup that wants to make cargo deliveries using autonomous hybrid-electric aircraft, has unveiled its pre-production craft: the Chapparral. Described by Elroy Air’s co-founder Clint Cope as “a hybrid between a rough-and-ready helicopter and a...

EmbraerX and Elroy Air Collaborate on Unmanned Air Cargo

EmbraerX, Embraer’s disruptive business subsidiary, announces its expansion into the commercial air cargo market, via a collaboration agreement with Elroy Air, at CES 2020. This collaboration will allow the companies to accelerate the unmanned air cargo market worldwide, leveraging Embraer’s 50...

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