Elroy Air’s Series A Financing

Elroy Air’s Chaparral prototype at Camp Roberts, CA
Elroy Air’s Chaparral prototype and a modular cargo pod, on the tarmac at Camp Roberts, CA
Elroy Air’s Chaparral prototype flying autonomously at Camp Roberts, CA
The Chaparral prototype taxis to approach a cargo pod, at Camp Roberts CA

About the Chaparral

Chaparral is the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aerial cargo platform in development by Elroy Air at its headquarters in San Francisco, CA. It is a transitioning “lift + cruise” VTOL aircraft with separate vertical and cruise flight lift fans and hybrid-electric powertrain for long-range mission capabilities. The first version of the Chaparral will carry 300–500lbs of cargo over a 300-mile range.

About Elroy Air

Elroy Air is an aerospace and logistics company developing industry-first autonomous aircraft systems and software to expand the reach of express shipping to 1Bn people worldwide. Building on the powertrain and perception technology currently enabling the hybrid-electric/autonomous vehicle revolution, its vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aerial logistics systems can operate outside of airport infrastructure evolve the possible in commercial air cargo, to expand delivery locations and reduce timeframes, provide immediate aid and relief in disaster and firefighting situations, and rapid autonomous resupply for troops in the field.



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Our mission at Elroy Air is to enable same-day shipping to every person on the planet.