SkyDrive picks South Carolina as base of its US eVTOL business

SkyDrive eVTOL

Japan’s electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) developer, SkyDrive, is looking beyond the planned debut of its SD-05 “flying car” at the 2025 World Expo in Osaka by establishing a base in South Carolina as its operational foothold for future business in the US.

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Japan accepts SkyDrive’s flying car type certification application [Updated]

(Correction, November 16: this story has been corrected to reflect the application acceptance, not initial granting of type certification application; and fix the name of the SD-05 craft involved.)

Japan’s advanced air mobility (AAM) company SkyDrive announced its application for type certification of its two seat flying car was accepted by Japanese authorities, the first craft of its kind to reach that milestone in the country according to the company

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