Lilium’s technology demonstrator, Phoenix 2, has achieved an industry first for an electric jet: full transition from hover to wing-borne flight. Full transition is achieved when the main and canard wings adjust position, enabling the Lilium Jet to move from powered vertical lift into highly efficient, wing-borne flight. Watch the flight test team make the full transition at ~100 kt (~190km/h) at a test facility in Atlas, Spain
Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.