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February 22, 2022

Update: Joby's High-Speed Testing Ends in Crash

EVTOL Manufacturer Suffers Setback in Certification Process, Can it Rebound? 

Joby Aviation's flight test accident made waves after breaking the company's stride over recent months, marking the first real unscheduled problem for the eVTOL manufacturer. The prototype in question has been said to be used for high-speed stability testing, a conjecture supported by flight tracking data showing a speed over 270 mph not long before the crash, a fair bit faster than its nominal top speed of 200 mph. News broke of the incident after a mandatory SEC report was made saying as required by law to alert investors to unscheduled corporate events.

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