Lilium Jet eVTOL Gets FAA EASA Certification Basis
As eVTOL companies race to commercialization, type certification is one of the biggest hurdles. Type certification for eVTOLs is particularly challenging as standards are being developed as companies engage in the process. Now, having taken one of their first flights in Germany back in 2017, the Lilium Jet has become the First eVTOL with both EASA and FAA certification basis – another step in the process towards type certificate validation and commercialization of services.
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
EVTOL jet developer Lilium has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted it the G-1 Certification Basis necessary for the type certificate validation of its Lilium Jet. Back in 2020, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued Lilium’s certification basis for its Lilium Jet.
In order to allow for global operations, Lilium is seeking concurrent certification of the Lilium Jet through FAA validation under the…