eSTOL and eCTOL Updates, September 2021
A number of companies have continued to advance their eSTOL and eCTOL designs. Israel’s Eviation unveiled its new configuration, changing from wingtip and V-Tail-mounted pusher propellers, to a conventional T-Tail with podded tractor propellers (shown), more like a conventional business jet. San Francisco, California-based Airflow has brought former Embraer Group CEO Paulo Cesar Silva onto its advisory board and announced the company’s order book now exceeds $600M from 11 customers. And Hawthorne, California-based Ampaire has started flight trials of its hybrid-electric EEL demonstrator in Scotland.