Lightweight composites for vertical aircraft

Dufour Aerospace has appointed Aerolite AG to supply its lightweight composite structural parts for the nacelles and the tail of the Aero2 vertical aircraft.

Plans are to produce the nacelle and tail structural components for four Aero2 prototype aircraft, with the production of the serial aircraft also being considered.

"Aerolite is proud to be a strategic supplier to Dufour to produce main eVTOL structural components for Aero2,” said Roland Hengartner, CEO of Aerolitec.