China's eVTOL space is indeed gaining traction over recent months. A development outline issued by the country's three ministries and civil aviation administration mandates that by 2025, eVTOL aircraft is to be operated on a trial basis.
He added this is a rare, "once in a century" opportunity for the nation's general-purpose aviation industry to overtake foreign opponents and master eVTOL-related core technologies.
The "flying car" has a load capacity of 500kg and will be used primarily for providing short-haul intercity or intracity mobility services, according to its producer.
Vertaxi is among a number of players that have ridden the waves of an eVTOL mania and its potential role in a comprehensive urban air mobility (UAM) system.
Vertaxi, with a vision to provide ride-hailing services for all, has set its sights on offering safe, cost-effective and eco-friendly eVTOL aerial vehicles, or flying cars, to complement China's urban air mobility solutions.