USAF eyes small flying car fleet by 2030

The USAF has launched a campaign to enter the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) market, setting a goal to have 30 flying cars in the service by 2030 as part of its Agility Prime initiative.

This is an effort to accelerate support for the fledgling new aviation market, in the hope that it does not — like the small drone industry — migrate overseas.

A five-day online event was hosted by the USAF, featuring leaders from the DoD and other branches of the federal government that would play a role in certifying a flying car, which the air force believes could revolutionise mobility.

“What we’ve done with Agility Prime is put a strong demand from our military mission on this emerging market and made it clear to investors, regulators and innovators in this tech space that …


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