Watch Two Jetson One Personal Aircraft Fly in Formation for the First Time

The Jetson One hit another milestone with the first formation flight 8 photos
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The most well-known personal electric aircraft scored another milestone: two of these piloted aircraft flew in formation, paving the way for an exciting future.
It's almost impossible not to know about Jetson One, the one-seat eVTOL designed for private flight and absolute freedom. Over the last couple of years, videos of this futuristic aircraft in action have gone viral, and the Jetson One's increasing popularity was reflected in the impressive number of units pre-ordered so far.

The most recent video released by Jetson shows two of these aircraft flying together. It's the first time the public gets to see it, and according to the aviation company, it involved the most recent versions of the aircraft. It's an important achievement not only in terms of technical performance but also one that broadens the potential usability of this futuristic-looking eVTOL.

Until now, the Jetson One has been heavily promoted as a personal aircraft meant to "open the skies" to everyone, not just professional pilots. It's also one of the very few single-seat designs in the eVTOL industry worldwide. With this recent video, Jetson is saying that there's so much more to be expected from this aircraft and that its potential could go way beyond leisure flight.

Single-seat electric aircraft being capable of operating together in an organized fashion could prove to be useful for many types of operations; after all, the JA1 Pulse is already rethinking rapid response air missions. Still, it doesn't all need to be that serious. Folks watching the video of the two Jetson One eVTOLs together are envisioning some of the coolest drone races coming up in the future.

What's certain is that Jetson has been about accessibility right from the start, even if the current pricing doesn't really reflect that. Right now, this futuristic contraption is available for $128,000 with a $8,000 downpayment – not exactly what you would call "affordable." Even so, the Jetson One continues to sell like hotcakes, with the 2024 and 2025 productions already sold out.

At the time of the official unveiling in 2022, the single-seat aircraft was available for $92,000. Prince Albert II of Monaco was the one who made the unveiling at Top Marques, one of the most prestigious supercar events. Last year, Jetson marked another milestone. The aircraft was officially certified as an ultralight eVTOL in Italy, where the company also obtained the right to fly these things in unmanned mode (remotely controlled) for testing purposes. Earlier this year, the Jetson One was on display at the "Volo in Rosa" event in Italy.

Italy is where Jetson is currently operating. The company's R&D and production facility is located in Arezzo, Tuscany.

Flying the Jetson One doesn't require a pilot license (only training) in the US. The eVTOL was flown here for the first time in September 2023 at a private property in Westlake, Texas.

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