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Samad to launch luxury spin-off of eStarling

UK start-up Samad Aerospace has begun building a 50% scale model of its six-seat eStarling hybrid-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, and says it will “commercialise” a version of this scaled design, and bring it to market in 2022 as a two-seat hyper-luxury aircraft and utility vehicle.

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Starling Jet Comes in Three Sizes

 The Starling Jet now joins electric or hybrid flying commuter craft from sources all over the world. A Middle-East backed, London-based project, the Starling Jet is swoopy and high-winged, and comes in three sizes with different missions.

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Starling Jet: ‘World’s first hybrid-electric VTOL business jet’

The “World’s first hybrid-electric VTOL business jet” has been revealed by a Bedfordshire-based company.

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Starling Jet scales up and sees potential sales worth $1 billion

UK start-up Samad Aerospace is developing the Starling Jet, which it claims is the world’s first business aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). We checked in on progress with Samad Aerospace’s CEO, Seyed Mohseni.

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Where Starling Jet is going, it won’t need airports

At Singapore Airshow 2018, UK start-up Samad Aerospace unveiled its plans to launch Starling Jet, the world’s first business aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL).

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Starling Jet scales up and sees potential sales worth $1 billion

UK start-up Samad Aerospace is developing the Starling Jet, what it claims is the world’s first business aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). We checked in on progress with Samad Aerospace’s CEO, Seyed Mohseni

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A newly unveiled business jet can take off like a helicopter

Business jets are typically regarded as an indulgence of the global elite, but a just-unveiled entrant to the sector shows there’s more to the industry.

Starling Jet is billed as the world’s first hybrid-electric business aircraft capable of vertical take-off and landing (like a helicopter). In addition to serving high-net worth individuals, the planes can be used for disaster recovery and function as an ambulance.

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5 Top Vertical Take-Off & Landing (VTOL) Startups

We analyzed 449 vertical take-off and landing startups. VOX Aircraft, Ascendance Flight Technologies, Samad Aerospace, Airspace Experience Technologies & Aliptera develop 5 top solutions to watch out for. Learn more in our Global Startup Heat Map!

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Samad Aerospace completes first CTOL flight of half-scale e-Starling demonstrator

A British startup Samad Aerospace plans a series of electric and hybrid VTOL air vehicles for the upcoming air mobility revolution. The company recently launched Q-Starling, a concept of a two-seater vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) passenger plane.

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Samad Aerospace hits major e-Starling milestone with 1st flight of 50% scale demonstrator

Another crucial milestone has been met in SAMAD AEROSPACE’S Starling Programme. November 2020 has seen the successful conventional take-off and landing (CTOL) flight test of the company’s 50% scale fully electric aircraft.

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SAMAD Aerospace Unveils Q-Starling Personal Air Vehicle

SAMAD aerospace, the British hybrid electric VTOL aviation company launched its concept for Q-Starling, a high-end Personal Air Vehicle (PAV). With the innovative design taking elements from both fast jets and VTOL aircraft, SAMAD says the Q-Starling “represents a new pinnacle in future sustainable aircraft design.”

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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) personal jet for the luxury market that is targeted for service entry in 2023.

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