Boeing Invests in Air Taxi Startup

Urban air mobility is the hottest segment of the aerospace industry, with numerous companies developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxis. One of the leading start-up companies, Wisk Aero LLC, recently secured a $450 million investment from Boeing. The investment will help advance development of Wisk’s 6th generation eVTOL plane, a first-ever candidate [...]

By |2022-02-02T22:05:43+00:00February 2nd, 2022|AAM, News, UAM|

200 Vertiport Sites Globally in the Next Five Years

Urban Air Port (UAP) has secured funding from Supernal to develop 200 vertiport sites globally in the next five years to support advanced air mobility (AAM). UAP, a UK-based start-up, says its vertiport sites will provide essential infrastructure to help enable mass adoption of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, such as cargo drones [...]

By |2022-02-01T05:15:23+00:00January 23rd, 2022|AAM, News, UAM|

Sabre Wing – Air cargo like no other company in the world.

RHAEGAL CAV Discover the future of air cargo Rhaegal RG-1 The Rhaegal is a new generation of regional cargo UAV that offers high-efficiency, all-weather operation with vertical landing and takeoff (VTOL) capabilities. It carries a VTOL payload of up to 5,400 lbs / 2,455 kg over a distance of 1000 nm / 1850 [...]

By |2022-01-23T01:08:18+00:00January 23rd, 2022|AAM, News, UAM|

Zeva eVTOL Completes First Untethered Flight

Zeva’s Zero electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft has successfully completed its first untethered test flight, according to an announcement from the Tacoma-based startup on Thursday. The vehicle made a total of four uncrewed flights during the test session and conducted maneuvers including a controlled hover, simulated taxi at slow speeds and limited vertical [...]

By |2022-01-16T03:21:39+00:00January 16th, 2022|AAM, News, UAM|

Watch The Futuristic Flying Car Volar’s Amazing First Test Flight Footage

London-based startup Bellwether Industries has revealed footage of the first untethered flight of a half-scale prototype of its ‘Volar’ eVTOL private flying car. The company is optimistic that this travel will be normalized by the next decade. The model is being called the ‘antelope’. The company has done eight prototype flight tests and it aims to bring its eVTOL [...]

By |2022-01-16T03:04:44+00:00January 16th, 2022|AAM, News, UAM|

Regulation and Certification of Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) Aircraft

As a rapidly developing new technology at the convergence of innovation, sustainability, and evolving transportation needs, electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft are poised to revolutionize the aviation industry. This new type of lightweight aircraft utilizes electric power to take off, hover, and land vertically, and has emerged as a critical component in addressing [...]

By |2022-01-12T18:28:31+00:00January 12th, 2022|AAM, News, UAM|

Eve eVTOLs Gearing Up to Conquer the Regional Aviation Sector

As we all know, there are plenty of urban air mobility startups gearing up to change the way we fly, forever. We’ve been talking about the innovative aircraft and related infrastructure developed by various companies all throughout 2021, and the story continues this year, as they’re getting closer to launch the new eVTOLs. Eve, a [...]

By |2022-01-12T18:22:39+00:00January 12th, 2022|AAM, News, UAM|

eVTOL Air Taxis – Everything You Need To Know

Point-to-point urban transportation While eVTOL technology has been earmarked for heavier aircraft in the future, presently the technology is most suited to shorter, point-to-point trips. As implied by the name, eVTOL aircraft takeoff much like a helicopter without requiring a runway, making them ideal for densely populated urban areas. Fuelled by electric power, eVTOL vehicles [...]

By |2021-12-16T17:27:38+00:00December 16th, 2021|AAM, UAM|

Electra’s Hybrid-Electric eSTOL Plane Seeks to Take Europe by Storm

U.S.-based company Electra and flyv, a German regional air-mobility startup, have teamed up to revolutionize air transportation in Europe. Up to 100 Electra hybrid-electric ultra-short takeoff and landing (eSTOL) aircraft are expected to service intercity routes, providing a sustainable and cost-effective solution. Recently, electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles and eSTOLs have become more [...]

By |2021-12-16T17:15:44+00:00December 16th, 2021|AAM, UAM|

Volocopter FlightSim – Learn to fly the future today!

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), showcased its 100% electric VoloCity air taxi today at CoMotion LA, the three-day conference that is bringing together global leaders in emerging mobility. Those attending CoMotion LA can interact with the aircraft up close and learn how UAM can improve city life around the world. One important success factor for [...]

By |2021-11-19T02:59:56+00:00November 26th, 2021|AAM, UAM|
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