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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

  DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF                                                                                                  By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane eVTOL PROSPERITY 1 SETS NEW WORLD RECORD                                                                           Source:  AutoFlight Shanghai-based eVTOL, flying taxi startup AutoFlight, just set a new world record for the longest distance flown by an eVTOL or electric, vertical takeoff and landing vehicle Prosperity 1's record setting flight took place over AutoFlight's facility in Germany and lasted 155 miles on a charge The previous record was set by Joby Aviation in 2021 for 248 km or 154 miles Prosperity 1 can carry a pilot and 4 passengers Its range is in excess of 155 miles and it can hit speeds up to 124 mph Prosperity has rotors on its wings and tail It uses rotors to lift itself vertically for takeoff and then transitions to horizontal flight with its wings The company hopes to be awarded certificati