Joby Aviation Makes First Aircraft Delivery, 6 Months Ahead of Schedule
Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing Pioneer Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE:JOBY) Has Made First Delivery of Aircraft to Edwards Airforce Base
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Joby Aviation has made it’s first eVTOL delivery, six months ahead of the scheduled delivery date. Edwards Air Force Base will use the aircraft for cargo and passenger transportation. A Joby announcement says that both Joby and U.S. Air Force personnel will operate the aircraft: and NASA will also use the aircraft for research.
Joby’s aircraft, which has already begun flying at Edwards AFB, is the first electric air taxi to be stationed on a U.S. military base and is believed to be the first delivery of an electric air taxi in the U.S., as part of Joby’s $131 million AFWERX Agility Prime contract with the U.S. Air Force. Joby’s current and previously completed work with the Department of Defense represents a total potential contract value of $163 million, the largest in the…