Australia based Airspeeder, which is working on the development of a racing eVTOL quadcopter, is progressing with development of its prototypes for flight testing. Though many of the team have a motorsports background, aircraft have to comply with a host of standards and regulations not present in ground based competition. In this video, David Wareing, lead systems engineer on the project, talks through the approach being taken to ensure factors such as systems redundancy are fully accounted for.
Lawrence has been covering engineering subjects – with a focus on motorsport technology – since 2007 and has edited and contributed to a variety of international titles. Currently, he is responsible for content across UKI Media & Events' portfolio of websites while also writing for the company's print titles.