Wisk Aero’s Air Taxi Soars In First Public Demo At Oshkosh
Wisk Aero, a pioneer in Advanced Air Mobility, accomplished a remarkable feat in aviation history as it publicly demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous, electric vertical takeoff and landing (EVTOL) fixed-wing Air Taxi. This demonstration took place at EAA AirVenture, a renowned aviation event in Oshkosh, and included a flight of the company’s 5th Generation autonomous eVTOL technology demonstrator, Cora.
The air taxi’s journey involved multiple transitions from hovering to wing-borne flight, emphasizing the unique capabilities of the aircraft, including 360-degree turns in place. Wisk has made the flight’s video footage available on their YouTube channel for public viewing.
Wisk’s CEO, Brian Yutko, voiced his pride in the demonstration, stating, “This demonstration showcases the state of readiness for autonomous technology and electric propulsion. Combined with the progress we’re making on Type Certification for our 6th Generation air taxi, we’re…