FAA Statement on eVTOL Aircraft Certification

Monday, June 10, 2024

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have achieved a significant milestone on the path to certifying electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. This also marks important progress in our effort to more closely align rulemaking and policy initiatives between the United States and the European Union. We’re committed to ensuring the safety of the flying public both at home and abroad.

Review the Advisory Circular: AC 21.17-4 Type Certification—Powered-lift