The next episode in our podcast series is now live, and continues our deep dive into Vertical Aerospace and the technology behind its VA-X4 eVTOL aircraft.

This week, we talk to Mark Cornborough who is Vertical’s Head of Next Gen Rotor Design. He gives us an update on the company’s work so far and what it has in store for its rotors between now and when it plans to certify in 2024.

He also discusses the main challenges when developing rotors for electric aircraft, especially when addressing the issue of reduced noise, and also why Vertical went with a tilt rotor design. And finally, Mark answers your questions!

Click the play button below to listen to the episode, which is also on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.