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Vertical Aerospace has announced a collaboration with Heathrow Airport to explore how its VA-X4 electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles could operate from Heathrow by the mid-2020s.

Both claim that the agreement between Heathrow and Vertical is a significant milestone for Britain’s zero-emissions aviation industry.

As a result of today’s announcement, both parties will work closely to explore how this new technology can fit into existing operations at the airport, build understanding of the regulatory changes that would be required, maximise potential job opportunities and minimise any potential impacts on communities surrounding the airport.

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