These days, it seems like everyone is building their own electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The race is clearly on to develop these vehicles in a bid to anticipate the next major sea change in how we get around cities, but what we’ve seen so far of these vehicles is usually quick clips and heavily edited highlight reels. Lilium, a Munich-based startup building their own urban air mobility vehicles, is showing off a lot more than that today.
The footage above is actually from a test conducted at the beginning of October, and Lilium says it’s now completed that phase of testing and is working on phase two. But this look at its Jet in action is an illuminating three minutes,