Watch our 5th Generation Technology Demonstrator in flight

In July, we restarted our flight test campaign with our 5th generation technology demonstrator which includes a redesigned battery system and optimized sound signature.

Introducing our 5th Generation Demonstrator

Below, our CTO Alastair McIntosh shares a behind the scenes glimpse into flight test as the Lilium team puts our demonstrator into the air.

 

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October 29, 2021 - Combined inputs maneuvering flight

The focus of this test from Oct 29 was a combined inputs manoeuvring flight with a 30 degree angle of bank turn while descending at 350 ft/min.

 

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October 25, 2021 - Climbing, turning and descending at 40kts

Flight test objective was to gather data whilst climbing, turning and descending at 40kts.

 

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Final Approach - August 10, 2021

In the video below the aircraft is on final approach – unedited so you can feel like you are with us at the airfield in Germany. Our demonstrator acts as a testbed for our 7-Seater Lilium Jet and we are continuously developing our technology – for example, we will add acoustic liners to further improve the sound levels for our serial aircraft.

 

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