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SkyDrive unveils ultra-compact eVTOL at CES 2022

By Chris Stonor

Tokyo-based aero tech start-up, SkyDrive, unveiled this week its ultra-light compact eVTOL, Model SD-03, at the Las Vegas CES 2022, reports asdnews.com. Not only has SD-03 successfully completed various trials for piloted flight, but this is the first time the craft had been showcased in another country other than Japan.

SkyDrive’s electric-powered flying vehicle is designed to vertically take off and land enabling fast door-to-door transportation anywhere, including uses for emergency rescue.

Meanwhile, a more advanced Model SD-05 is under development which could become an air taxi for World Expo 2025 in Osaka. SkyDrive recently gained the Japanese Transportation Ministry’s acceptance of its type certificate application for this craft, a major milestone that no other eVTOL company has achieved in Japan.

SkyDrive COO, Takehiro Sato, commented, “The SD-03 model is the culmination of our expertise in drone technologies and aerodynamic engineering. What we want to see in the future is that SkyDrive’s emission-free vehicles take off from and land in your parking lot and helipads atop buildings, making door-to-door air travel a realistic choice of daily urban transportation.” Adding, “We are working harder and faster than ever to make this once-in-a-century mobility revolution a reality.”

The Las Vegas-based CES 2022 (January 5th-7th) is a three-day “futurist event” which began on Wednesday and ends today (Friday). Over 2,200 companies are exhibiting, representing industries from digital health, food tech and gaming to drones and eVTOLs.

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(News Source: https://www.asdnews.com/)

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