Textron eAviation announced it has commenced wind tunnel testing to support the development of its versatile eVTOL aircraft, Nexus. Testing will validate the performance, stability, and control of the vehicle design to confirm preliminary configuration, range, and speed estimates, as well as how the rotors interact with the vehicle aerodynamics for all phases of flight, including VTOL, transition, and cruise. Rob Scholl, president and chief executive, Textron eAviation, said: “Starting wind tunnel testing is a major milestone for the Nexus, enabling us to calibrate our simulations and validate our design. The Nexus aircraft is designed with a focus on operating economics demanded
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