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VPorts embarks on certification process for Dubai vertiport

VPorts embarks on certification process for Dubai vertiport

7-Jun-2023Source: VPorts

VPorts, the world leader in the design, construction and operation of advanced air mobility (AAM) infrastructure, has initiated the certification process for its vertiports as part of the world’s first AAM integrator centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub (MBRAH) in Dubai South. Construction of the vertiports will start in 2024. “We are extremely... Read more

Supernal and TruWeather to Introduce Real-Time Forecasting to AAM Ecosystem

Supernal and TruWeather to Introduce Real-Time Forecasting to AAM Ecosystem

7-Jun-2023Source: Supernal

Supernal LLC (the Company) announced a minority investment in TruWeather Solutions to leverage its weather data analytics and forecasting technology in Supernal’s electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and operations testing. Weather forecasting is the latest aspect of the vast Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) ecosystem that Supernal is addressing in tandem to developing its eVTOL... Read more

US Gov Passes Bill to Advance Domestic Drone Development

US Gov Passes Bill to Advance Domestic Drone Development

1-Jun-2023Source: Science Committee

At a House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology markup, the Committee passed H.R. 3560, the National Drone and Advanced Air Mobility Research and Development Act, with bipartisan support. The bill will provide for a coordinated federal initiative across research and mission agencies to support unmanned aerial systems (UAS) research and development activities and ensure U.S. leadership... Read more

Evfly and Al Shaheen Aviation partner to advance UAE AAM operations

Evfly and Al Shaheen Aviation partner to advance UAE AAM operations

30-May-2023Source: Evfly

Evfly and Al Shaheen Aviation Holding  have signed an MoU to establish a phased approach partnership that promotes effective use of collaboratively developed information and knowledge related to Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) and Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicle (eVTOLs) operations focused in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).... Read more

Plana and Moviation Join Forces to Boost the AAM Ecosystem

Plana and Moviation Join Forces to Boost the AAM Ecosystem

26-May-2023Source: Plana

Plana, a hybrid AAM aircraft developer, revealed that it has entered into a business partnership with moviation, the provider of VONAER services, to foster mutual growth. moviation is a local UAM service startup that introduced its urban air mobility service platform VONAER in February this year. It offers various extra services for user convenience, such... Read more

London Oxford Airport ready to be centre for ‘green tech’ sectors

London Oxford Airport ready to be centre for ‘green tech’ sectors

25-May-2023Source: London Oxford Airport

London Oxford Airport, the UK’s fifth-ranked busiest business aviation airport, is pivoting to offer a prospective new centre for innovation and green tech with a proposed new R&D science park at the entrance to the Airport.  While focused on the burgeoning life sciences sector, it states the new facility would also appeal to new Advanced... Read more

Volatus Infrastructure Creates Partnership with Marsh McLennan

Volatus Infrastructure Creates Partnership with Marsh McLennan

23-May-2023Source: Volatus

Volatus Infrastructure, LLC has created a strategic partnership with Marsh McLennan to provide the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry with the most complete turnkey electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) infrastructure package possible. Marsh McLennan will be the preferred partner for insurance solutions to Volatus customers.  “With Marsh McLennan’s dedicated aviation division, they have the... Read more

Joby becomes first eVTOL OEM to adopt IS-BAO safety standard

Joby becomes first eVTOL OEM to adopt IS-BAO safety standard

23-May-2023Source: Joby Aviation

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) congratulates Joby Aviation on becoming the first advanced air mobility (AAM) company to achieve the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (IS-BAO™) registration, which highlights their commitment to safety. Kurt Edwards, IBAC Director General commented, “Joby Aviation is a leader in advanced air mobility. We congratulate them on achieving... Read more

Supernal eVTOL Cabin Concept Wins 2023 iF Design Award

Supernal eVTOL Cabin Concept Wins 2023 iF Design Award

17-May-2023Source: Supernal

Supernal, Hyundai Motor Group’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company, announced today it won recognition from the renowned International Forum (iF) Design Award competition. Supernal’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle cabin concept, which the Company debuted at the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow, was awarded a product design award by a jury of international design experts.... Read more

AUVSI publishes white paper on airspace integration of unmanned systems

AUVSI publishes white paper on airspace integration of unmanned systems

16-May-2023Source: AUVSI

At XPONENTIAL 2023, the Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) announced the publication of a white paper encompassing all forms of autonomous flight, focused on the pathway from small uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS, or drones) to Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), encompassing urban and regional air mobility (UAM and RAM) operating in the national airspace... Read more

Echodyne and Supernal Partner on Radar Solutions for AAM Safety

Echodyne and Supernal Partner on Radar Solutions for AAM Safety

16-May-2023Source: Echodyne

 Echodyne, the radar platform company, announces today a strategic agreement with – and minority investment from – Supernal, Hyundai Motor Group’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company. Supernal is developing an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and is targeting launch of commercial flights in 2028. The collaboration between the two companies will focus on how... Read more

Honeywell develops reference guide on AAM vehicle certification

Honeywell develops reference guide on AAM vehicle certification

16-May-2023Source: Honeywell

Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) launched the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry’s first certification reference guide across key vehicle segments. Complex regulations are being developed to enable the certification and operations of crewed and uncrewed AAM vehicles designed to transport people and cargo. Until now, there had been no place these regulations had been comprehensively tracked. Business and government leaders,... Read more

Reliable Robotics appoints NASA AAM Leader as VP of Government Partnerships

Reliable Robotics appoints NASA AAM Leader as VP of Government Partnerships

15-May-2023Source: Reliable Robotics

Reliable Robotics, a leader in safety-enhancing aircraft automation systems, announced the addition of Davis Hackenberg as Vice President of Government Partnerships. Hackenberg’s previous role defining and driving the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) collaboration with industry aligns with Reliable’s dedication to partnering with research organizations, civil government stakeholders and regulators in the U.S. and... Read more

FAA updates blueprint on eVTOL airspace use

FAA updates blueprint on eVTOL airspace use

10-May-2023Source: FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released an updated blueprint for airspace and procedure changes to accommodate future air taxis and other Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) operations. Under the blueprint, AAM operations will begin at a low rate with air taxis flying much as helicopters do today. They’ll use existing routes and infrastructure such as helipads and early... Read more

Purdue startup develops cloud software for eVTOL infrastructure

Purdue startup develops cloud software for eVTOL infrastructure

8-May-2023Source: Prudue University

The advanced air mobility sector, which includes electric-powered urban and regional aircraft, may become a $1.5 trillion market by 2040. A new Purdue University-connected startup could benefit airport and vertiport operators and real estate developers looking to establish advanced air mobility technology at existing and potential sites. Purdue University postgraduate students have launched Aerovy Mobility, a startup... Read more

PLANA’s MOU and LOI Signed with SkyTaxi

PLANA’s MOU and LOI Signed with SkyTaxi

5-May-2023Source: PLANA

AAM aircraft developer PLANA announced the delivery of 50 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to Japan. The company announced that it had signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with SkyTaxi(SoratobuTaxi Co., Ltd) for the hybrid eVTOL CP-01 currently under development. Additionally, the company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SkyTaxi for the... Read more

PLANA Wins the iF Design Award

PLANA Wins the iF Design Award

21-Apr-2023Source: PLANA

PLANA, a South Korean hybrid AAM aircraft developer, announced on April 17th, 2023, that it had won the Professional Concept category of the highly esteemed iF Design Awards. The iF Design Awards, which are held annually in Germany, are considered one of the top three design awards globally, alongside the Red Dot Design Award and... Read more

PLANA Launches New Website and Unveils Hybrid eVTOL CP-01

PLANA Launches New Website and Unveils Hybrid eVTOL CP-01

20-Apr-2023Source: PLANA

PLANA, developer of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), has revamped its official website to provide more information and insights on its innovative technology and vision. The new website features a user-friendly design and updated content on PLANA’s aircraft development status, media releases, management activities, and industry trends. The website also introduces PLANA’s groundbreaking hybrid electric vertical... Read more

Volatus joins NATA AAM Committee

Volatus joins NATA AAM Committee

18-Apr-2023Source: Volatus Infrastructure

Volatus Infrastructure, LLC Co-Founder, Grant Fisk has joined the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Committee. The AAM committee is NATA’s newest committee and aims to provide stakeholder input on the path forward for FBOs and airports planning to service the next generation of aircraft and address sustainable infrastructure, such as vertiports, where... Read more

EHang Inducted into Japan’s Public-Private Committee for AAM

EHang Inducted into Japan’s Public-Private Committee for AAM

14-Apr-2023Source: EHang

EHang has been inducted as a member of Japan’s Public-Private Committee (“PPC”) for Advanced Air Mobility (“AAM”), a platform for worldwide players in the public and private sectors on adopting flying vehicles in Japan. As the only autonomous eVTOL provider among the 56 PPC members, EHang will contribute its industry-leading expertise in Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (“AAV”) technology... Read more

PLANA Signed MoU with Jeju Air for the Development of AAM Ecosystem

PLANA Signed MoU with Jeju Air for the Development of AAM Ecosystem

31-Mar-2023Source: PLANA

PLANA (CEO Braden J. Kim), a company developing Hybrid Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (HeVTOL) aircraft in South Korea, announced on March 6th that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jeju Air to collaborate on creating an Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) ecosystem. Under the terms of the MoU, PLANA, a hybrid AAM... Read more

Skyrisks and Convex partner for eVTOL insurance

Skyrisks and Convex partner for eVTOL insurance

28-Mar-2023Source: Skyrisks

Skyrisks Limited (“Skyrisks”) announced that they are partnering with Convex Group Ltd (“Convex”) to address the fast-growing insurance needs of the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) sector. The AAM sector embodies the future of aviation, leveraging revolutionary new aircraft, such as the new breed of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL), and a broad array of... Read more

San Francisco International Airport to Host AIRTAXI World Congress 2023

San Francisco International Airport to Host AIRTAXI World Congress 2023

27-Mar-2023Source: AIRTAXI World Congress

 In a groundbreaking development, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been selected as the host of this year’s highly anticipated AIRTAXI World Congress. As one of the most prominent events in the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) calendar, AIRTAXI World Congress will bring together the world’s top minds to discuss the air taxis and advanced air... Read more

Overair Names new Chief Financial Officer

Overair Names new Chief Financial Officer

27-Mar-2023Source: Overair

Overair, an emerging global leader in advanced air mobility and developer of all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL), announced the appointment of Tom Whayne as chief financial officer (CFO), effective immediately. As CFO, Whayne will oversee all financial operations and provide strategic guidance to the company as it continues its path toward commercialization. ​Previously,... Read more

Altisky invests in eVTOL manufacturer Skyfly

Altisky invests in eVTOL manufacturer Skyfly

27-Mar-2023Source: Skyfly

Former US Navy  pilot and founder of major aircraft distributorship and service centre AltiSky, Bill Minkoff, is joining Skyfly as an investor, board member and strategic partner Bill brings a wealth of aviation safety, light jet and heavy jet operational and business experience and networks, as well as Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) expertise, being a... Read more

AAM Experts Offer Predictions for 2023 and Beyond

AAM Experts Offer Predictions for 2023 and Beyond

20-Mar-2023Source: NBAA

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) saw a number of developments in 2022, including the completion of a joint test by NASA and Joby Aviation on electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) noise levels and cross-country flight tests by Beta Technologies demonstrating the potential range of these new aircraft types. What will this year bring for... Read more

Sekisui Chemical Company partners with Volocopter

Sekisui Chemical Company partners with Volocopter

20-Mar-2023Source: Sekisui Chemical Company

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (President and Representative Director: Keita Kato; hereinafter, “SEKISUI CHEMICAL”) concluded a capital and business partnership agreement with Volocopter GmbH(Headquarters:Zeiloch 20, 76646 Bruchsal, Germany, CEO:Dirk Hoke, hereinafter ”Volocopter”)which develops and manufactures an Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (hereinafter ”eVTOL”) and a drone for Advanced Air Mobility (hereinafter “AAM”) market. 1. Backgrounds AAM... Read more

ICAO call for AAM infrastructure and global harmonization solutions

ICAO call for AAM infrastructure and global harmonization solutions

17-Mar-2023Source: ICAO

ICAO has issued a new request for information (RFI) to public and private-sector innovators in support of its upcoming 2023 DRONE ENABLE Symposium. The RFI is issued annually to elicit new concepts and solutions to advance next generation global standards for cutting-edge unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), UAS traffic management (UTM), and advanced air mobility (AAM),... Read more

VPorts to develop AAM in Dubai with Electra.aero, Falcon Aviation and SkyDrive

VPorts to develop AAM in Dubai with Electra.aero, Falcon Aviation and SkyDrive

16-Mar-2023Source: VPorts

VPorts, the global leader in the design, construction, and operation of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) infrastructure, has announced an initial set of agreements with key AAM players as part of its development plan to build and operate the AAM World Integrator World Centre in Dubai. Electra.aero, Falcon Aviation and SkyDrive have joined the centre to... Read more

VPorts to establish a first vertiport at Ras Al-Khaimah

VPorts to establish a first vertiport at Ras Al-Khaimah

15-Mar-2023Source: VPorts

VPorts, the world leader in the design, construction and operation of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) infrastructure, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ras Al-Khaimah (RAK) Airport to build and operate a first vertiport in RAK designed to establish the UAE as a world-class global AAM hub. ‘‘With the support of... Read more

Brussels Airport plans investment in DronePort

Brussels Airport plans investment in DronePort

14-Mar-2023Source: Brussels Airport

DronePort is located at the former air force base of Sint-Truiden, and is an initiative of the Limburg Investment Company LRM, the city of Sint-Truiden, POM Limburg and JK Invest. The development of the site began in 2013, and DronePort wants to stimulate research and innovation by creating an eco-system for the drone and Advanced... Read more

US Representatives call for integration of AAM into National Airspace

US Representatives call for integration of AAM into National Airspace

28-Feb-2023Source: Congressman Jimmy Panetta

U.S. Representatives Jimmy Panetta (CA-19) and Jay Obernolte (CA-23), co-chairs of the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) caucus, and 26 Members of Congress wrote Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to encourage the integration of AAM in national airspace in order to continue U.S. aviation leadership and set standards for the world.  Advanced air mobility aircraft are... Read more

SMG Consulting and Saudi Excellence Co announce Urban Air Mobility MOU

SMG Consulting and Saudi Excellence Co announce Urban Air Mobility MOU

27-Feb-2023Source: SMG Consulting

SMG Consulting (“SMG”), a premier management consulting firm specializing in Aerospace, Defense, and Autotech and Saudi Excellence Co (“Saudi Excellence”), a leading company providing the latest technologies in the field of mobility, security, and defense to Saudi Government and Enterprises in Saudi Arabia, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore... Read more

Wisk promotes AAM opportunities in South East Queensland

Wisk promotes AAM opportunities in South East Queensland

8-Feb-2023Source: Wisk Aero

Wisk Aero, a leading Advanced Air Mobility company, and the South East Queensland Council of Mayors (COMSEQ), Australia’s largest regional local government organization, have published a paper outlining the benefits Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) will bring South East Queensland (SEQ). The two organisations entered into a strategic partnership, which started with a Memorandum of Understanding signed in July 2022,... Read more

Skyway and Moonware Partner in AAM

Skyway and Moonware Partner in AAM

3-Feb-2023Source: Skyway

Skyway and Moonware are proud to announce a strategic partnership to accelerate ground infrastructure readiness for advanced aerial mobility. Skyway offers air traffic navigation and vertiport airspace management services while Moonware offers automated aviation ground operations through its AI-powered software and autonomous ground vehicles. Moonware is a venture-backed startup developing automated solutions for aviation ground operations. Through its... Read more

Marilyn Pearson inducted into Hall of Fame for Women in Emerging Aviation Technologies

Marilyn Pearson inducted into Hall of Fame for Women in Emerging Aviation Technologies

2-Feb-2023Source: CAE

Marilyn Pearson, CAE’s Global Regulatory Affairs Lead for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for Women in Emerging Aviation Technologies. This award recognizes highly experienced and accomplished businesswomen in relevant emerging aviation technologies and industry-enabling career fields.... Read more

AeroX launches statewide AAM weather study in North Carolina

AeroX launches statewide AAM weather study in North Carolina

2-Feb-2023Source: AeroX

AeroX has contracted with low-altitude weather specialist TruWeather Solutions to assess weather conditions across North Carolina and engage the community in planning how to build the weather infrastructure required to expand existing and future drone and air taxi service. AeroX was awarded funding by the North Carolina General Assembly to build an urban advanced air... Read more

NATA Announces New AAM Committee Leadership

NATA Announces New AAM Committee Leadership

30-Jan-2023Source: NATA

On Wednesday, January 18, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) held a successful Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Town Hall in conjunction with its AAM Committee meeting in Washington, DC, announcing new committee leadership relative to infrastructure and flight operations. The Town Hall: AAM Landscape fostered connections between the AAM community and NATA’s other policy committees,... Read more

CBAA Joins the CanaDAC Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Task Group

CBAA Joins the CanaDAC Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Task Group

26-Jan-2023Source: CBAA

In order to influence the direction and priorities of AAM development in Canada, the CBAA has joined the CanaDAC Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Task Group #2. This group is part of a joint initiative between the Canadian Advanced Air Mobility Consortium and Transport Canada. The initial objective is to compile an inventory of anticipated AAM... Read more

Skyroads starts automated AAM test area at Augsburg Airport

Skyroads starts automated AAM test area at Augsburg Airport

26-Jan-2023Source: Skyroads

Skyroads has started to set up the first fully automated Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) flight test area at Augsburg Airport. This is a major step towards the implementation of AAM and its integration into current aviation. The Skyroads system will enable fleet operators, ground infrastructure and vertiport operators as well as aircraft manufacturers to test their vehicles and infrastructure at an early stage of development – while guaranteeing full safety.... Read more

Wisk Aero appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Wisk Aero appoints new Chief Executive Officer

19-Jan-2023Source: Wisk Aero

Wisk Aero, a leading Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company and developer of the first all-electric, self-flying, four-seat air taxi in the US, announced that Gary Gysin will be retiring from his position as Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the Board, effective February 1, 2023. The company has selected Dr. Brian Yutko as... Read more

Supernal partners with Microsoft for AAM technology

Supernal partners with Microsoft for AAM technology

5-Jan-2023Source: Supernal

Supernal announced a collaboration with Microsoft to advance autonomy, digital operations and cloud integration technologies for the aviation industry by running Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) on the Microsoft cloud platform. With Microsoft Azure, Supernal can leverage the flexibility and cloud computing power needed to run secure simulations at scale and accelerate its timeline to commercialization.... Read more

NASA brands eVTOL crash test as “devastating”

NASA brands eVTOL crash test as “devastating”

4-Jan-2023Source: NASA

NASA researchers recently completed a full-scale crash test of an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) concept vehicle at the Landing and Impact Research (LandIR) facility at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The eVTOL was a ‘Lift+Cruise’ test article developed by the Revolutionary Vertical Left Technology (RVLT) project in another effort for NASA... Read more

NASA tests scenarios for safe AAM flights

NASA tests scenarios for safe AAM flights

23-Dec-2022Source: NASA

Tabletop exercises allow researchers to explore options and test scenarios in fields from military strategy and cybersecurity to disaster response planning. Now, NASA is using tabletop exercises to test how electric air taxis will fit safely into the national airspace – allowing passengers to one day hop across town or to a neighboring city by... Read more

NASA says AAM Makes Travel More Accessible

NASA says AAM Makes Travel More Accessible

16-Dec-2022Source: NASA

Imagine requesting an air taxi by app, like you do now with Uber or Lyft, to travel to your local airport – you could be soaring above road traffic and arrive much faster than driving. Aviation industry creatives are already designing rideshare air services between home and the airport. New remotely piloted and autonomous aircraft... Read more

Los Angeles and UML publish guide for UAM integration into a city

Los Angeles and UML publish guide for UAM integration into a city

13-Dec-2022Source: Urban Movement Labs

Urban Movement Labs, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, announced the publishing of Integrating Advanced Air Mobility: A Primer For Cities. Electric aircraft are on track to be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration in 2025, which opens a pathway for limited commercial deployment soon thereafter. To understand the AAM landscape and inform future... Read more

Wisk appoints Head of Sustainability

Wisk appoints Head of Sustainability

8-Dec-2022Source: Wisk

Wisk Aero, a leading Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company and pioneer in autonomous, electric flight, furthers its global leadership in sustainability with the appointment of a new Head of Sustainability and the company’s certification of Net Carbon Zero in New Zealand. Wisk recently appointed Daniela Schaff as the company’s new Head of Sustainability. In this... Read more

NASA Conducts Acoustic Hover Test with Moog SureFly

NASA Conducts Acoustic Hover Test with Moog SureFly

8-Dec-2022

Noise levels are a common concern when the public thinks about the anticipated addition of new aircraft, such as air taxis and delivery drones, into the urban airspace. NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility mission is working with private sector developers of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to study the levels of noise ​they make. Moog SureFly is one... Read more

VPorts agrees to create first AAM integrator centre in Dubai

VPorts agrees to create first AAM integrator centre in Dubai

8-Dec-2022Source: VPorts

VPorts, the world leader in the design, construction and operation of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) infrastructure, has announced a historic partnership with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub (MBRAH) at Dubai South to establish the world’s first AAM integrator world centre in Dubai. Set to establish Dubai... Read more

Skysports and Corporación America Airports to develop vertiports in Latin America

Skysports and Corporación America Airports to develop vertiports in Latin America

7-Dec-2022Source: Skyports

Skyports Infrastructure, the market leading Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) infrastructure provider, and Corporación América Airports S.A (CAAP), a leading private airport operator, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to plan the development and deployment of vertiport infrastructure for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) operations. Skyports and Corporación América Airports will combine their distinct... Read more

VPorts to Create First International AAM Corridor Between NY and Quebec

VPorts to Create First International AAM Corridor Between NY and Quebec

30-Nov-2022

VPorts, a Québec-based world leader in the design, construction, and operation of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) infrastructure, announces the creation of the first international electric AAM corridor between Syracuse Hancock International Airport (New York, U.S.) and VPorts’ vertiport in Mirabel (Québec, Canada). This corridor will foster the establishment of an AAM ecosystem that will provide... Read more

Hyundai Signs MoU with Nusantara Capital City Authority to Establish AAM in Indonesia

Hyundai Signs MoU with Nusantara Capital City Authority to Establish AAM in Indonesia

28-Nov-2022Source: Hyundai

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nusantara Capital City Authority (Indonesia: Otorita Ibu Kota Nusantara, OIKN) to work together to establish an advanced air mobility (AAM) ecosystem in Indonesia. The MoU was conducted during the B20 summit at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Indonesia. The MoU signing was... Read more

Skyports expands in Asia-Pacific with new Japan office

Skyports expands in Asia-Pacific with new Japan office

23-Nov-2022Source: Skyports

Skyports, the leading Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) infrastructure developer and drone services provider announced the opening of its branch office in Tokyo, Japan. The formation of a local business entity and team in Japan reflects Skyports’ continued commitment to developing the AAM industry in close collaboration with local partners, businesses, regulators, and end-users. Skyports’ Japan... Read more

FAA make new appointment to Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee

FAA make new appointment to Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee

2-Nov-2022Source: ANRA Technologies

ANRA Technologies Founder and CEO, Amit Ganjoo, was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to the Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee (AAAC). Formerly known as the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC), the AAAC is a broad-based federal advisory committee that provides independent advice and recommendations to the FAA on key unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and advanced air mobility... Read more

VFS Applauds Passing of AAM Leadership Act

VFS Applauds Passing of AAM Leadership Act

1-Nov-2022Source: VFS

  On Oct. 17, President Biden signed into law the Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act. The bipartisan legislation, Senate Bill S.516, directs the Secretary of Transportation to establish an interagency working group to identify the elements needed to mature the advanced air mobility (AAM) industry. The new law represents a milestone in the federal government’s... Read more

Thales and AstraUTM sign MoU to collaborate on UTM projects

Thales and AstraUTM sign MoU to collaborate on UTM projects

1-Nov-2022Source: AstraUTM

  The World’s leader in the Air Traffic Management Sector, Thales, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AstraUTM, the world’s leading Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) Technology Provider, to explore areas of collaboration in the fast-developing domains of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) and UTM services. The MoU was signed on October 10th, 2022 between... Read more

EHang and HAECO Group Explore Partnership in AAM

EHang and HAECO Group Explore Partnership in AAM

1-Nov-2022Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the potential partnership with Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (“HAECO Group”), a subsidiary of Swire Group and a world leading aircraft engineering and maintenance company.... Read more

FAA and Japan to partner on AAM Certification

FAA and Japan to partner on AAM Certification

21-Oct-2022Source: FAA

  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) signed a Declaration of Cooperation to support future Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft development and operation. The declaration continues the safety agencies’ long partnership and formalizes ongoing discussions on certifying and validating new AAM aircraft, production, continued airworthiness, operations, and personnel licensing. “The FAA... Read more

FAA renames Drone Advisory Committee as scope widens to AAM

FAA renames Drone Advisory Committee as scope widens to AAM

21-Oct-2022Source: FAA

Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) is now the Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee (AAAC) The Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee (AAAC) is a broad-based federal advisory committee that provides independent advice and recommendations to the FAA on key unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and advanced air mobility (AAM) integration issues, interests and policies. The AAAC‘s work relates to the efficiency and safety... Read more

North Texas team tests emerging AAM technology

North Texas team tests emerging AAM technology

21-Oct-2022Source: University of North Texas

  Researchers and a nationwide partnership of companies and government agencies took a giant step toward next generation air travel with a successful live flight test of emerging Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) technologies, including future airspace system automation, advanced communications infrastructure, a surrogate electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft and a simulated air route... Read more

Hyundai’s Supernal and Honeywell annonce AAM collab

Hyundai’s Supernal and Honeywell annonce AAM collab

19-Oct-2022Source: Supernal

Supernal and Honeywell announced an agreement to explore the integration of the Honeywell Anthem integrated flight deck into Supernal’s eVTOL vehicle. Unveiled last year, Honeywell Anthem draws on the company’s deep aerospace experience and marks the first cloud-connected cockpit system that can be customized for virtually every type of aircraft, including the rapidly emerging Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) segment.... Read more

Volocopter completes first crewed eVTOL test flights in Italy

Volocopter completes first crewed eVTOL test flights in Italy

11-Oct-2022Source: Volocopter

  Aeroporti di Roma (ADR), Atlantia, UrbanV, and the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), Volocopter, have successfully completed the first crewed eVTOL test flights in Italian airspace. These tests were part of a mobility ecosystem setup at Fiumicino’s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. This is a key milestone toward the envisioned rollout of advanced air mobility... Read more

NBAA AAM Roundtable Supports Development of FAA Vertiport Design Guidance

NBAA AAM Roundtable Supports Development of FAA Vertiport Design Guidance

11-Oct-2022Source: NBAA

  The FAA recently published a new engineering brief offering design guidance for the development of vertiports supporting advanced air mobility (AAM) operations, following extensive collaboration with members of the NBAA AAM Roundtable and other stakeholders in this emerging industry. Engineering Brief (EB) 105, “Vertiport Design,” outlines infrastructure requirements for facilities to be utilized by... Read more

VAST Concludes Inaugural Safety Conference

VAST Concludes Inaugural Safety Conference

10-Oct-2022Source: VAST

  The inaugural edition of the Vertical Aviation Safety Team (VAST) Global Conference has concluded in Hurst, Texas, USA, with solid reviews from attendees and presenters. The three-day event, which ran Oct. 4–6, 2022, focused on collaborative efforts to improve safety across all segments of the international VTOL aviation industry, including flight operations, maintenance, and—for... Read more

VPorts to create a Electric AAM Infrastructure Network in Quebec

VPorts to create a Electric AAM Infrastructure Network in Quebec

9-Sep-2022Source: VPorts

  VPorts, a Quebec-based world leader in the design, construction and operation of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) infrastructure, announced today that it will create Quebec’s first regional electric AAM vertiport network. By 2030, the network will extend to all major Quebec regions, providing a sustainable transportation solution via electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. ”We are excited to... Read more

Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport hosts NAAMCE

Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport hosts NAAMCE

5-Sep-2022Source: AFRL

  The Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the National Advanced Air Mobility Center of Excellence, or NAAMCE, Aug. 23, 2022, in Springfield, Ohio. The facility came from $9.35 million in investments from the Department of Defense, JobsOhio and the city of Springfield. NAAMCE will facilitate collaborations between Air Force Research Laboratory, NASA,... Read more

Australia – Victoria Prepares For Next Steps On AAM

Australia – Victoria Prepares For Next Steps On AAM

1-Sep-2022Source: Victoria Government

  A vision statement for next-generation electric aviation in Victoria details significant potential economic and environmental benefits and sets out a path to build an Advanced Air Mobilityindustry in the state. Minister for Economic Development Tim Pallas today unveiled the Advanced Air Mobility Industry Vision Statement which outlines the Government’s plan to consult with the... Read more

VFS 6th Infrastructure Workshop on AAM

VFS 6th Infrastructure Workshop on AAM

30-Aug-2022Source: VFS

  The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) is in the final stages of preparation for the latest in a series of highly successful workshops focused on advanced air mobility (AAM) infrastructure. The 6th Workshop on AAM Infrastructure will be held Sept. 20-22, 2022, in Dayton, Ohio, at the Marriott at the University of Dayton. VFS is... Read more

Korea – MintAir sign LoI for 40 eVTOL aircraft from Jaunt

Korea – MintAir sign LoI for 40 eVTOL aircraft from Jaunt

30-Aug-2022Source: MintAir

  MintAir Co. LTD (“MintAir”) signed a Letter of Intent with Jaunt Air Mobility LLC (“Jaunt”) to form a strategic partnership and purchase Jaunt Journey electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. MintAir has agreed to order up to 40 of Jaunt’s aircraft to bring air mobility services to the Korean markets. MintAir will serve... Read more

NASA Tests AAM Automation Concepts with Sikorsky and DARPA

NASA Tests AAM Automation Concepts with Sikorsky and DARPA

22-Aug-2022Source: NASA

  New forms of highly automated Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft, such as electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles, could transform transportation, cargo delivery, and a variety of public services. NASA, working alongside the Federal Aviation Administration, is applying its decades of expertise in aeronautical research to ensure this new type of technology enters... Read more

Ohio publishes first US Advanced Air Mobility Framework

Ohio publishes first US Advanced Air Mobility Framework

11-Aug-2022Source: The Business Journal

  The Ohio Department of Transportation has released the nation’s first advanced air mobility framework through DriveOhio, the department’s smart mobility division. This framework will support, and position Ohio for, anticipated advanced aviation growth throughout the state. See Full Story. ... Read more

Wisk opens office in Montreal

Wisk opens office in Montreal

10-Aug-2022Source: Wisk Aero

  Wisk Aero, a leading Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company and developer of the first all-electric, self-flying air taxi in the U.S., is continuing its global expansion with the launch of a new engineering hub in Montreal, Canada. The hub will be dedicated to the ongoing development of its 6th generation aircraft (to be revealed... Read more

HAI and Viola Expand Role in Bringing AAM to First Flight

HAI and Viola Expand Role in Bringing AAM to First Flight

10-Aug-2022Source: HAI

Helicopter Association International (HAI), the leading advocate for the vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) industry for nearly 75 years, continues to develop and expand its leadership role as it works to bring advanced air mobility (AAM) forward to its first commercial flight. “AAM is complementary to the role helicopters have played in supporting our society... Read more

Robotic Skies and Corridor partner on AAM maintenance solutions

Robotic Skies and Corridor partner on AAM maintenance solutions

4-Aug-2022Source: Corridor

  Robotic Skies and Continuum Applied Technology, Inc., providers of CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software, announce today they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining CORRIDOR’s industry-leading aviation maintenance platform with Robotic Skies’ global Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) network for “Next Generation” Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft. The partnership... Read more

NASA Vertiport Research Takes Flight

NASA Vertiport Research Takes Flight

25-Jul-2022Source: NASA

  In the coming years and decades, NASA wants to bring new and innovative aviation services to areas across the country, which will likely mean more helicopter-style aircraft in the skies. NASA researchers recently completed a series of tests to help make that vision into a reality: simulating a facility where large volumes of vertical... Read more

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