Rolls-Royce Confirms Electric Testbed Work at Cranfield
Responding to speculation sparked by online videos of an eVTOL test airframe at Cranfield University, Rolls-Royce has acknowledged that it is working on plans to power eVTOL aircraft.
Rolls-Royce testbed at Cranfield
Rolls-Royce is using a tiltwing-configured eVTOL ground testbed to evaluate electric and hybrid-electric propulsion systems. (Image: Hari Venkitaraman via Reddit/aerospace)