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SAMAD aerospace completes test flight of half-scaled e-Starling demonstrator

SAMAD aerospace has conducted the first flight test of a half-scaled prototype of its e-Starling business aircraft, representing a key milestone as the company looks to commercialise the world’s first eVTOL hybrid model.

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Samad Aerospace completes first CTOL flight of 50% scale e-Starling

Cranfield based UK technology startup, Samad Aerospace, has reached a major milestone with the successful conventional take-off and landing (CTOL) flight test of the company’s 50% scale fully electric aircraft, the Starling, moving towards vertical take-off and landing (VTOL).

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Samad Aerospace celebrates e-Starling demonstrator test flight

Samad Aerospace’s Starling programme has celebrated a milestone with the first successful take off and landing of its half scale fully electric aircraft.

The successful test flight will pave the path to commercialisation for the e-VTOL hybrid aircraft. Samad CEO, Dr Seyed Mohammad Mohseni, praised his team’s resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic, attributing this latest success to their “striking and unparalleled dedication during unprecedented times.”

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New Concept Personal Air Vehicle is All Carbon Fiber

Can flying directly from point-to-point become as common as driving? If the team at SAMAD Aerospace has their way, the answer is yes, as Urban Air Mobility becomes more prevalent. And the Q-Starling can be flown by pilots with a modified Private Pilot License (PPL) qualification.

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SAMAD Aerospace’s luxury Q-Starling Personal Air Vehicle

Cranfield-based SAMAD Aerospace, a hybrid electric VTOL aviation company, has launched its concept for Q-Starling, a ‘high-end’ Personal Air Vehicle (PAV).

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Luxury Q-Starling aircraft is designed in UK, but may be built overseas

UK-headquartered start-up Samad Aerospace has unveiled its latest hybrid-electric aircraft development – a two-person vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet for the luxury market that is targeted for service entry in 2023.

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Samad Aerospace Starling Jet

Turning Samad’s concept for the Starling Jet into a visual reality.

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SAMAD aerospace unveils luxury Q-Starling Personal Air Vehicle

SAMAD aerospace, the British hybrid electric VTOL aviation company is launching its concept for Q-Starling, a high-end Personal Air Vehicle (PAV).

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Ultra-light carbon fibre for the high-end Personal Air Vehicle

SAMAD aerospace, the British VTOL aviation company, launched its concept for Q-Starling

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Samad Aerospace is stepping up flight testing a half-scale model of its eStarling eVTOL aircraft

Samad Aerospace launched in 2017 with plans to develop a family of electrically powered, ducted fan aircraft, starting with a UAV (the UAV Starling) and also including a light eVTOL aircraft (e-Starling) and a business jet (Starling Jet). When the company was launched in 2017, the plan called for the UAV to enter service in 2019, followed by the e-Starling in 2022 and the Starling Jet in 2024.

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Samad Aerospace unveils Q-Starling Personal Air Vehicle aircraft

SAMAD Aerospace, the British hybrid electric VTOL aviation company launches its concept for Q-Starling, a high-end Personal Air Vehicle (PAV).

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Samad Q-Starling

A luxury personal air vehicle (PAV) vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) for two passengers. Manufactured from carbon fibre, the vehicle is powered by a hybrid-electric turbo-generator.

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