MightyFly unveils new autonomous hybrid eVTOL cargo aircraft | eVTOL

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Startup MightyFly unveiled its 2024 Cento autonomous hybrid eVTOL cargo aircraft on January 26, 2024 at an event at the company’s headquarters in San Leandro, California. 

This pilotless aircraft, designed to perform same-day deliveries of a diverse range of cargoes, has a 100 pound payload (45 kg) and a range of 600 miles (965 km). 

MightyFly completed the first 2024 Cento prototype in January 2024, however, this is the third iteration of this concept. A scaled down version of this concept performed its first tests flights already in 2020.  

A point of differentiation for the 2024 Cento is that its autonomy extends beyond the flight operations and includes also cargo loading and unloading. The Cento is also fitted with an autonomous load balancing system that allows it to find the optimal position for the different items it transports in the internal cargo bay without any human…

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