First Phase Of Flight Tests Completed By Lilium eVTOL Back in May 2019 Lilium announced they had completed the first test flight of their new eVTOL air taxi craft. Since then the aircraft has continued testing and achieved a number of targets. The aircraft also managed to transition from Vertical Take Off to Horizontal flight. Lilium also flew the aircraft at speeds just above 54-knots. Lilium isn't just testing this aircraft they have actually completed a 30,000-plus sq ft manufacturing facility in Germany to support the build-out of this venture.