Boeing Shows Off Prototype Unmanned Electric Vertical-Takeoff-&-Landing Cargo Aircraft

Boeing Shows Off Prototype Unmanned Electric Vertical-Takeoff-&-Landing Cargo Aircraft

A prototype of a new unmanned and electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) design has just been shown off by Boeing — with the idea being for the new prototype to serve as a test vehicle for the company’s autonomous operation tech. The prototype is a sort of rough draft, to put it lightly, as it was designed and built in fewer than 3 months and can “only” carry up to 500 lbs in cargo weight via its electric propulsion system. “Our new CAV prototype builds on Boeing’s existing unmanned systems capabilities and presents new possibilities for autonomous […]

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