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    NEWS | Doroni Aerospace State of Florida

    Doroni H1 Prototype Completes Untethered Flight Test

    Doroni Aerospace successfully completes first untethered flight test with the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) Doroni H1 prototype


    Doroni H1 Prototype Completes Untethered Flight Test

    Doroni Aerospace, March 01, 2023 - MIAMI, FL - Doroni Aerospace, Inc. a Miami-based company developing a 2-seater eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft), is proud to announce that the company recently completed a successful untethered flight test with the Doroni H1 eVTOL prototype.

    This milestone comes a few days after Doroni announced the successful completion of tethered flight tests with the H1 prototype; and yaw, pitch, and roll testing several days prior to that.

    “This is an extremely exciting time for Doroni. Our team has poured 7 years of tireless innovation and sacrifice to reach this point, but it’s only the beginning of what we’ve set out to accomplish. It’s truly a dream come true.”

    Doroni would also like to announce that their Reg CF raise on the equity crowdfunding platform is concluding in 4 days, on March 3rd, 2023. To date, Doroni has raised over $1.8M from over 716 investors in its current crowdfunding raise, and previously maxed out its first raise at $1.06M from 914 investors.

    Doroni flagship eVTOL

    The Doroni H1 is the company’s go-to-market vehicle, and the company is on track to begin flight testing by Q4 of this year, with plans to secure FAA certification and launch commercially in the second half of 2024.

    The Doroni H1 currently under development is a two seater personal eVTOL that will be made available for public purchase (with an estimated starting retail price of $195K) which anyone can own, fly, and park in a standard two car garage. In order to get started, customers will need a current valid driver’s license and completion of a 20-hour training course provided by the company.

    To date, Doroni has raised $2.7M+ from over 1,550 investors on the equity crowdfunding platform The company maxed out their first raise on the platform, and has received 230+ pre-order requests for go-to-market aircraft. Doroni Aerospace recently relocated operations to a 13,000 square R&D facility in Pompano Beach, FL, where the company expects to complete prototype testing and development.

    Doroni is proud to be supported by Space Florida, a state agency dedicated to maintaining Florida’s leadership position in global aerospace, who is helping the company scale their operations by providing land, facilities, and tooling. Tony Gannon (VP Research & Innovation) and Matt Chesnut (VP Business and Economic Development) are among Doroni’s closest collaborators and biggest champions.

    About Doroni Aerospace : Doroni Aerospace was founded in 2016 by serial entrepreneur Doron Merdinger. With 25 years experience in design, manufacturing, and managing eight-figure firms, Doron assembled a world-class engineering and technical team to deliver on his ultimate vision—providing the world with an entirely new mode of sustainable transportation.

    Doroni’s mission is to democratize the power of flight by delivering transformative electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) technology directly to consumers.

    By offering the public a safety-centric mobility option—commonly referred to the general public as ‘flying cars’—Doroni will empower people to intuitively transport themselves within urban environments and between cities at a fraction of the time possible with traditional automobiles.

    Doroni H1 cockpit

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    Doroni Aerospace State of Florida