REGENT touts successful tests of its 1/4-scale AAM seaglider
Developer of the battery-powered advanced air mobility (AAM) Viceroy seaglider, REGENT announced it is continuing testing of its quarter-scale version of the craft nearly nine months after the diminutive prototype successfully performed its inaugural trial outing.
REGENT said it had again tested the 1/4 version of its Viceroy AAM seaglider on Narragansett Bay, off the coast of its Rhode Island headquarters. After announcing its initial trial flight last September, the company unveiled the full-scale version of its flagship craft in March, saying it plans to begin putting that plane through the aerial paces starting next year.
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