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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

Piasecki acquires former Sikorsky facility in Coatesville

Piasecki acquires former Sikorsky facility in Coatesville

2-Jun-2023Source: Piasecki

Piasecki Aircraft Corporation (PiAC), a pioneer in advanced rotorcraft technology, announced that it has acquired the former Lockheed Martin Sikorsky Heliplex facility in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, which previously served as a production and delivery center for Sikorsky’s S-76 and S-92 helicopters. The company will transform the 219,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility into an advanced R&D center... Read more

Volocopter sign multi-year contract for Swiss-AS Software

Volocopter sign multi-year contract for Swiss-AS Software

31-May-2023Source: Volocopter

Swiss Aviation Software (Swiss-AS) and Volocopter cosigned a landmark multi-year contract for AMOS, Swiss-AS’s maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) software. AMOS will be used to manage Volocopter’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft fleet worldwide. Seamless software integration will ensure continued fleet airworthiness, offer aircraft reliability monitoring and analysis, and act as an interface... Read more

Eve Air Mobility Advances its eVTOL testing phase

Eve Air Mobility Advances its eVTOL testing phase

31-May-2023Source: Eve Air Mobility

Eve Air Mobility (“Eve”) (NYSE: EVEX, EVEXW) announced that the company continues to advance its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) testing phase as it continues to make strides toward key program milestones. The various tests performed throughout this phase are part of Eve’s building blocks approach to further enhance the maturity of its technology... Read more

Odys Aviation to establish regional HQ in Abu Dhabi

Odys Aviation to establish regional HQ in Abu Dhabi

30-May-2023Source: Odys Aviation

The Ministry of Economy has announced that Odys Aviation, a US-based company developing hybrid-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft designed for both regional distances and short-haul “air taxi” routes, has joined its NextGen FDI program, which provides pioneering businesses in high-potential sectors with the market-entry fundamentals to seamlessly launch and then scale their operations... 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

Lilium signs agreement with Air-Dynamic to serve Switzerland and Italy

Lilium signs agreement with Air-Dynamic to serve Switzerland and Italy

26-May-2023Source: Lilium

Lilium N.V. (NASDAQ: LILM), developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, announced an agreement with Air-Dynamic SA, a Switzerland-based private jet and helicopter company. The firm agreement includes deposit payments to Lilium for delivery of up to five Lilium Jets.   Air-Dynamic SA, a proud supporter of the new generation of electric... Read more

Jetson selects Parazero to develop recovery safety system for eVTOL

Jetson selects Parazero to develop recovery safety system for eVTOL

23-May-2023Source: Jetson

As part of the project, Jetson will integrate ParaZero SafeAir parachute recovery systems into the new fleet of Jetson ONE personal eVTOLs. Jetson, has partnered with ParaZero, a global leader in safety systems for manned eVTOLs and commercial UAS, to develop parachute safety systems for Jetson’s personal electric aerial vehicle, the Jetson ONE.. Jetson has... 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

Dubai CAA signs MoU with Dubai Municipality to progress eVTOL routes etc

Dubai CAA signs MoU with Dubai Municipality to progress eVTOL routes etc

22-May-2023Source: DCAA

Dubai Municipality signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) for collaboration on the Dubai Horizons project, concerning the planning of drone flight routes and landing sites. The MoU was signed in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of DCAA, Chairman of Dubai Airports... Read more

Dufour Aerospace gains $2.8M grant

Dufour Aerospace gains $2.8M grant

22-May-2023Source: Dufour Aerospace

Dufour Aerospace announced it was selected by Innosuisse, the innovation agency of the Swiss Confederation, for a grant of CHF2.5M (USD$2.8M). The grant was made pursuant to a 2022 call for projects under the Swiss accelerator program of Innosuisse. Dufour will receive the maximum grant available under the program. “Dufour Aerospace is a pioneering eVTOL... Read more

EVTOL developer Doroni launches Series A Reg D Offering

EVTOL developer Doroni launches Series A Reg D Offering

18-May-2023Source: Doroni Aerospace

Doroni Aerospace, Inc. (“Doroni”) is revolutionizing the future of personal mobility with its 2-seater eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft). The company has announced the launch of its Series A Reg D Offering, providing accredited investors with easy online access to participate in this investment opportunity, marking a significant milestone in the development and... Read more

Eve Air Mobility Completes eVTOL Wind Tunnel Testing

Eve Air Mobility Completes eVTOL Wind Tunnel Testing

18-May-2023Source: Eve Air Mobility

Eve Air Mobility (“Eve”) (NYSE: EVEX, EVEXW) recently completed wind tunnel testing of its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle. The testing, which was conducted at a wind tunnel near Lucerne, Switzerland, utilized a scale model of Eve’s eVTOL which is projected to enter service in 2026. Wind tunnel testing is an important engineering... 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

Eve Holding Reports Q1 2023 Results

Eve Holding Reports Q1 2023 Results

15-May-2023Source: Eve Air Mobility

Eve Holding, Inc. (“Eve”) (NYSE: EVEX and EVEXW) reports its first quarter 2023 earnings results. Financial highlights Eve is a pre-operational company dedicated to the development of an eVTOL (electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing) aircraft and the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem that includes the aircraft development, air traffic management systems and services and support.... Read more

Archer Rolls Out First Midnight Aircraft

Archer Rolls Out First Midnight Aircraft

12-May-2023Source: Archer

Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE:ACHR), a leader in electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, announced it has now completed the final assembly of its first Midnight aircraft. With final assembly and initial testing complete, last week the aircraft was shipped from Archer’s Palo Alto facility to its flight test facility in Salinas, California and reassembled.... Read more

Lilium and FlightSafety sign flight sim and training agreement

Lilium and FlightSafety sign flight sim and training agreement

12-May-2023Source: Lilium

Lilium N.V. (NASDAQ: LILM), developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet, has agreed to partner with premier professional aviation training company, FlightSafety International (FSI). The agreement establishes FlightSafety as the exclusive developer and provider for flight training devices for the Lilium Jet. This will include industry-leading, immersive, and mixed reality simulators for training, as well as... Read more

EASA issues proposal on assessment and limitations of eVTOL noise

EASA issues proposal on assessment and limitations of eVTOL noise

10-May-2023Source: EASA

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the first proposal world-wide for the assessment of the noise generated by air taxis, addressing one of the top societal concerns concerning this new mode of urban transport.   The Environmental Protection Technical Specifications (EPTS) are applicable to electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft powered by... 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

Joby Announces Pricing of Public Offering

Joby Announces Pricing of Public Offering

8-May-2023Source: Joby Aviation

Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE: JOBY), a company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service, announced the pricing of its public offering of 43,985,681 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $4.10 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Joby. The offering is expected to close on May 5,... Read more

Lilium to raise $250M with $100M already confirmed

Lilium to raise $250M with $100M already confirmed

5-May-2023Source: Lilium

Lilium N.V. (“Lilium” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LILM), developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing jet, announced a capital raise for up to $250 million, with $100 million funded at close. A Form 6-K has been filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 1, 2023.  This capital raise... 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

Eve Hosts Summit to Collaborate and Build the Infrastructure to Support UAM

Eve Hosts Summit to Collaborate and Build the Infrastructure to Support UAM

1-May-2023Source: Eve Air Mobility

Eve Air Mobility (“Eve”) (NYSE: EVEX, EVEXW) hosted a global summit at its U.S. facility in Melbourne, Florida, to collaborate and discuss the needed infrastructure to support Urban Air Mobility (UAM). The two-day event brought together more than 20 operators, suppliers, infrastructure companies and public officials from 16 different organizations with the goal of identifying... Read more

Helisul signs LOI for 50 Moya cargo eVTOL drones

Helisul signs LOI for 50 Moya cargo eVTOL drones

1-May-2023Source: Moya Aero

Moya Aero eVTOL maker, and Helisul Aviation, have announced a strategic partnership to develop logistical operations with high-capacity RPAS (remotely piloted aircraft). At the opportunity, they signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase 50 Moya eVTOL. The Moya eVTOL is an autonomous cargo drone, all-electric, with a payload capacity of 200 kg and a... Read more

FAA approves Guardian Agriculture UAV for commercial use across USA

FAA approves Guardian Agriculture UAV for commercial use across USA

27-Apr-2023Source: Guardian Agriculture

Guardian Agriculture, the leading developer of Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) systems for commercial-scale sustainable farming, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate its aircraft nationwide. FAA approval makes Guardian Agriculture the first commercially authorized eVTOL in the U.S., allowing Guardian Agriculture to safely operate its systems... Read more

USAF adds $55M extension to Edwards AFB contract with Joby

USAF adds $55M extension to Edwards AFB contract with Joby

27-Apr-2023Source: Joby Aviation

Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE:JOBY), a company developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announced the third extension of its Agility Prime contract with the United States Air Force. The $55 million contract extension brings the total potential value of Joby’s current contract with the Air Force up to $131 million and underlines the U.S.... 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

SkyDrive Secures Additional Funding in Series C

SkyDrive Secures Additional Funding in Series C

20-Apr-2023Source: SkyDrive

SkyDrive Inc. (“SkyDrive”), a leading electric vertical takeoff & landing (eVTOL) aircraft manufacturer based in Japan, today announced that it secured additional funding in its Series C round. In September 2022, the company successfully raised 9.6 billion yen in Series C*. MUFG Bank, Ltd., one of Japan’s largest financial institutions, increased its capital and a... Read more

Former F1 Technical Director launches cargo eVTOL programme

Former F1 Technical Director launches cargo eVTOL programme

20-Apr-2023Source: MGI Engineering

Specialist consultancy company MGI Engineering has launched its cargo UAV technology demonstrator programme. MGI CEO and Founder Mike Gascoyne officially unveiled its fully functional technology demonstrator at the eVTOL Insights’ London Conference on Wednesday 19 April 2023. This announcement will thrust the well-established specialist engineering consultancy firm into the newly-emerging cargo eVTOL industry and promises... 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

SkyDrive opens order book

SkyDrive opens order book

18-Apr-2023Source: SkyDrive

SkyDrive Inc. (“SkyDrive”), a leading electric vertical takeoff & landing (eVTOL)1 aircraft manufacturer based in Japan, announced that the company is now accepting pre-orders for its eVTOL aircraft SD-05 for personal use.  Mr. Kotaro Chiba, a licensed pilot and the first owner of a HondaJet in Japan, becomes the first private customer of SkyDrive SD-05.  ... Read more

VFS Announces 2023 DiversiFlite Winners

VFS Announces 2023 DiversiFlite Winners

18-Apr-2023Source: VFS

The Vertical Flight Society today announced the selected participants for this year’s DiversiFlite Scholars program, part of an initiative to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers for the future vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aviation workforce. The program selects promising engineering students interested in vertical flight at US-recognized minority-serving institutions (MSI) for an... 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

VFS Exceeds 185 Corporate Members

VFS Exceeds 185 Corporate Members

11-Apr-2023Source: VFS

The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, reported that the explosive growth of world’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft — plus significant developments in military and civil rotorcraft — have continued to expand its membership. As of March 31, 2023, a total of 186 companies... Read more

Limosa Partners With BAC Aerospace To Begin eVTOL Certification Process

Limosa Partners With BAC Aerospace To Begin eVTOL Certification Process

4-Apr-2023Source: BAC Aerospace

Limosa Inc., supported by its aircraft certification consulting partner BAC Aerospace Inc., has become the first Canadian developer of electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) to start the type certification process with its domestic regulator, Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA). By doing so, Limosa intends to be the first Canadian company to bring this... Read more

Blade India targets 2027 operations with Jaunt Air eVTOLs

Blade India targets 2027 operations with Jaunt Air eVTOLs

3-Apr-2023Source: Fly Blade

Fly Blade (India) Private Limited (“BLADE India”), a joint venture between Hunch Ventures and Blade Air Mobility, Inc., and Jaunt Air Mobility LLC (“Jaunt”), a subsidiary of AIRO Group Holdings, Inc. (“AIRO”), announced today they have signed a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) aimed at launching electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft operations in India... Read more

Vertical Aerospace achieves Design Organisation Approval

Vertical Aerospace achieves Design Organisation Approval

3-Apr-2023Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation announces further progress on its path to certification for the VX4, including securing the first ever Design Organisation Approval (DOA) issued to an eVTOL manufacturer by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. Design Organisation Approval UK and European aerospace companies... Read more

Skyryse celebrates 6th Anniversary of 1st unmanned eVTOL flight

Skyryse celebrates 6th Anniversary of 1st unmanned eVTOL flight

3-Apr-2023Source: Skyryse

Skyryse, bringing trust, safety, and accessibility of flight for all through its flagship technology, commemorates the sixth anniversary of the first lightweight unmanned vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) flight achieved on March 29, 2017.  This aviation milestone has become a driving force in Skyryse’s innovative approach to bringing the joy and freedom of aviation to all... 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

Altaport and Partners Prepare for Vertiport Automation

Altaport and Partners Prepare for Vertiport Automation

29-Mar-2023Source: Altaport

Altaport, a leading developer of aerodrome automation systems, announced new partnerships that are key to their ongoing development of an advanced vertiport automation system (VAS). These partnerships enable Altaport to act as a systems integrator for vertiports, combining multiple critical systems into a single modular platform with out-of-the-box capabilities to facilitate safe and efficient handling... Read more

Lilium releases Fiscal Year 2022 Shareholder Letter

Lilium releases Fiscal Year 2022 Shareholder Letter

29-Mar-2023Source: Lilium

Lilium N.V. (Nasdaq: LILM) (“Lilium” or the “Company”), developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, has released its fiscal year 2022 Shareholder Letter. The Shareholder Letter, which discusses Lilium’s achievement of important milestones in the development of its revolutionary Lilium Jet, can be accessed on the Lilium investor relations website. Recent Accomplishments... 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

Lilium and Customcells ramp up silicon anode battery cell production

Lilium and Customcells ramp up silicon anode battery cell production

28-Mar-2023Source: Lilium

Lilium N.V. (NASDAQ: LILM), developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, and battery cell production partner, Customcells, are ramping up battery cell production of Lilium’s high silicon content cells with weekly deliveries from Customcells production line in Tübingen, Germany. The production line will deliver thousands of cells annually and is on track... Read more

Archer begins construction of eVTOL manufacturing facility

Archer begins construction of eVTOL manufacturing facility

28-Mar-2023Source: Archer Aviation

Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR) announced that it has closed the local incentive transaction and begun construction on its high-volume manufacturing facility project in Covington, GA. The planned approximately 350,000 square-foot facility is strategically located adjacent to the Covington Municipal Airport and will be capable of producing up to 650 aircraft per year. This type... Read more

LYTE Aviation reveals its 40-seat Hybrid eVTOL

LYTE Aviation reveals its 40-seat Hybrid eVTOL

27-Mar-2023Source: LYTE

LYTE Aviation, the world’s newest advanced air mobility innovator and market disruptor addressing advanced urban mobility and connectivity, reveals its 40-seat (hybrid) eVTOL SkyBus and SkyTruck programme (23 March).  Its LA-44 SkyBus and complementary SkyTruck cargo variant, designed around a 4.5 tonne payload, is the accumulation of three years’ R&D.  The result is a game-changing,... 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

Swiss Helicopter signs LOI for Dufour Aero2 and Aero3 eVTOL

Swiss Helicopter signs LOI for Dufour Aero2 and Aero3 eVTOL

27-Mar-2023Source: Dufour Aerospace

Dufour Aerospace, the innovative Swiss eVTOL company, and Swiss Helicopter AG, Switzerland’s leading helicopter company, announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent for the purchase of two Aero2 and one Aero3 tilt-wing aircraft. This purchase represents a significant step for Dufour Aerospace as now all major Swiss civil helicopter operators have signed letters... 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

Eve Collabs with Ferrovial Vertiports to explore use of Urban ATM

Eve Collabs with Ferrovial Vertiports to explore use of Urban ATM

24-Mar-2023Source: Eve Air Mobility

Eve Air Mobility (“Eve”) (NYSE: EVEX; EVEXW) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Ferrovial Vertiports, a subsidiary of leading global infrastructure operator Ferrovial, to explore the use of Eve’s Urban Air Traffic Management (Urban ATM) software solution to support the safe and reliable operation of vertiports and electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL)... Read more

United Airlines and Archer to launch Electric Air Taxi Route In Chicago

United Airlines and Archer to launch Electric Air Taxi Route In Chicago

24-Mar-2023Source: Archer Aviation

Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR) and United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL) announced plans to launch the first air taxi route in Chicago, between O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Vertiport Chicago. Vertiport Chicago, North America’s largest vertical aircraft take off and landing facility, is located in the Illinois Medical District near the Chicago Loop. This site was... Read more

ADS calls for action to make eVTOL market a reality in the UK

ADS calls for action to make eVTOL market a reality in the UK

23-Mar-2023Source: ADS

This morning, ADS, the trade association for aerospace, defence, security and space, released Developing the eVTOL industry in the UK, setting out the five key areas that the UK aerospace industry believes should be the focus of Government and regulator efforts in the coming months. These recommendations, expanded upon in the report, will be an important part... 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

LYTE Aviation to present vision for 40-seat eVTOL

LYTE Aviation to present vision for 40-seat eVTOL

17-Mar-2023Source: Lyte Aviation

The future face of regional aviation doesn’t have to be complex, futuristic looking, asserts Freshta Farzam, Founder and CEO of aviation disruptor LYTE Aviation. With 10 years’ experience in the green hydrogen and aviation sectors, Freshta’s new company, registered in the UK, fronts a distinctively conventional airframe design for 40 passengers, that will take off... Read more

Doroni Aerospace Raises $3.5M and achieves milestone eVTOL flight tests

Doroni Aerospace Raises $3.5M and achieves milestone eVTOL flight tests

17-Mar-2023Source: Doroni Aerospace

Doroni Aerospace, Inc. (“Doroni”), a Miami-based company developing a 2-seater eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft), is proud to announce the successful close of its second crowdfunding raise on the equity crowdfunding platform, StartEngine.com. After raising $2.4M from 1,042 investors this round, to date Doroni Aerospace has raised a combined $3.5M+ from a total of 1,956 investors. “We... Read more

Eve Air Mobility Cabin Mockup to Make US Debut at SXSW

Eve Air Mobility Cabin Mockup to Make US Debut at SXSW

17-Mar-2023Source: Eve Air Mobility

Eve Air Mobility (“Eve”) (NYSE: EVEX, EVEXW) will attend South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas to share their company’s design approach for the future of aviation. Eve will host booth #225 and debut its electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) sustainably crafted cabin mockup for the first time in the United States. The mockup... Read more

LEO Flight and Eagle Technologies announce eVTOL alliance

LEO Flight and Eagle Technologies announce eVTOL alliance

13-Mar-2023Source: LEO Flight

LEO Flight Corporation, the world’s first electric jet flying car company, announced a strategic alliance with aerospace manufacturer Eagle Technologies, LLC to revolutionize the future of transportation. The strategic alliance is a major step forward in the development of flying cars in the truest sense — compact, high-performance, no exposed propellers. “This partnership will have... Read more

CityAirbus NextGen and Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation to develop medical missions

CityAirbus NextGen and Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation to develop medical missions

10-Mar-2023Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has partnered with the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation to develop CityAirbus NextGen’s future missions for medical services in Norway. To this end, the parties will jointly measure the added value of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for a selection of medical services use cases across the country to integrate the operational... Read more

Limosa selects AUTOFLUG as seat supplier

Limosa selects AUTOFLUG as seat supplier

8-Mar-2023Source: Limosa

Limosa, the Canadian eVTOL design and manufacturing company, has concluded a framework agreement on the supply of crash-safety seating systems with AUTOFLUG from Germany. A significant reason for the decision is the low weight and slimline design of the FLYWEIGHT® seat family developed by AUTOFLUG that they will be using. In addition, Limosa has chosen... Read more

GE to Provide 1MW Turbogenerator for Sikorsky Hybrid-Electric VTOL

GE to Provide 1MW Turbogenerator for Sikorsky Hybrid-Electric VTOL

8-Mar-2023Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is producing a Hybrid-Electric Demonstrator (HEX), a fully-autonomous hybrid-electric vertical-take-off-and-landing (eVTOL) prototype. With a maximum gross weight of more than 7,000-pounds, the uncrewed aircraft will serve as a flying test-bed to evaluate large aircraft design, novel propulsion systems and control architectures for sustained hover, and ranges greater than 500 nautical... Read more

Pelligra and Skyportz investigate Australian vertiport network for eVTOL and Drone deliveries

Pelligra and Skyportz investigate Australian vertiport network for eVTOL and Drone deliveries

6-Mar-2023Source: Skyportz

Air taxi infrastructure company, Skyportz and property developer Pelligra announced a partnership to explore jointly developing vertiport networks to attract air taxi and drone delivery services to Australia. Speaking at the Avalon Airshow Skyportz CEO, Clem Newton-Brown said this partnership was a significant step forward for this emerging industry in Australia. “We have strong policy... Read more

Bell and Pratt & Whitney to Collaborate on High-Speed VTOL Propulsion Technology

Bell and Pratt & Whitney to Collaborate on High-Speed VTOL Propulsion Technology

6-Mar-2023Source: Bell

As industry partners interested in accelerating the future potential of High-Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing (HSVTOL)technology, Bell and Pratt & Whitney are collaborating on propulsion solutions for the development of HSVTOL technology. Bell continues to work with the U.S. government and its industry partners to reduce risk and develop capability requirements. As Bell continues to build its... Read more

AutoFlight Achieves World’s Longest eVTOL Flight

AutoFlight Achieves World’s Longest eVTOL Flight

2-Mar-2023Source: AutoFlight

AutoFlight, the global eVTOL (electric Vertical Take Off and Landing) pioneer, announced it had achieved the world’s longest eVTOL flight in history with distance of 250KM / 155 miles on a single charge of the aircraft’s lithium-ion batteries. The flight, which took place at AutoFlight’s eVTOL testing facility on February 23th, consisted of 20 circuits... Read more

Doroni Aerospace Completes Untethered Flight Test with eVTOL Prototype

Doroni Aerospace Completes Untethered Flight Test with eVTOL Prototype

1-Mar-2023Source: Doroni Aerospace

Doroni Aerospace, Inc. (“Doroni”), a Miami-based company developing a 2-seater eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft), is proud to announce that the company recently completed a successful untethered flight test with the Doroni H1 eVTOL prototype. This milestone comes a few days after Doroni announced the successful completion of tethered flight tests with the... Read more

BAE Systems Australia unveils STRIX unmanned hybrid VTOL

BAE Systems Australia unveils STRIX unmanned hybrid VTOL

1-Mar-2023Source: BAE Systems Australia

BAE Systems Australia has teamed with local industry to present Australia’s first domestically designed, manufactured and armed VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) uncrewed air system (UAS). STRIXTM is being developed by BAE Systems Australia and Perth-based Innovaero and was launched today at the 2023 Avalon Airshow in Geelong, Australia. The collaboration brings together BAE Systems’ global... Read more

Collins to build innovative sidestick system for Lilium

Collins to build innovative sidestick system for Lilium

24-Feb-2023Source: Lilium

Lilium N.V. (NASDAQ: LILM), developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, has teamed with Collins Aerospace, to design, develop and build the Lilium Jet’s inceptors – the innovative sidestick system used by the pilot to control the aircraft. Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the... Read more

Air Courtage becomes world’s first to insure private eVTOLs

Air Courtage becomes world’s first to insure private eVTOLs

24-Feb-2023Source: Skyfly

Air Courtage Assurances (“Air Courtage”) is to provide the world’s first EVTOL insurance product, exclusively for clients of the Axe by Skyfly Working with national light aircraft bodies, Air Courtage provides insurance solutions for thousands of aircraft builders and operators. Air Courtage has designed official in-house insurance coverage for members of the UK Light Aircraft... Read more

ANA and Joby to Operate EVOL Taxi Flights at 2025 World Exposition, Japan

ANA and Joby to Operate EVOL Taxi Flights at 2025 World Exposition, Japan

23-Feb-2023Source: Joby Aviation

ANA HOLDINGS, INC. (hereinafter “ANAHD”) and Joby Aviation (hereinafter “Joby”) have been selected by the Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition to operate demonstration flights during the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan. The two companies, who first announced they were partnering in February 2022, will work together to develop plans for flight connections between... Read more

Ameriflight signs LOI for 35 VTOL Cargo Drones

Ameriflight signs LOI for 35 VTOL Cargo Drones

22-Feb-2023Source: Ameriflight

Ameriflight, the nation’s largest Part 135 Cargo airline, announces signed letter of intent to purchase 35 VTOL air cargo drones from Sabrewing Aircraft Company, Inc., a U.S. corporation designing and producing a new generation of regional cargo UAV that offers high-efficiency, all-weather operation with vertical landing and takeoff (VTOL) capabilities. The agreement is for the Rhaegal-A... Read more

EHang completes first passenger demo flight in Japan

EHang completes first passenger demo flight in Japan

22-Feb-2023Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced that its EH216 passenger-grade AAV has completed its first passenger-carrying autonomous flight demonstration within Japan, which also marks the first passenger-carrying flight for an autonomous eVTOL aircraft in Japan. The EH216 flew with two passengers... Read more

Vertiia eVTOL takes maiden flight

Vertiia eVTOL takes maiden flight

21-Feb-2023Source: AMSL Aero

Australian green aerospace company AMSL Aero announced that Vertiia, the world’s most efficient and longest-range Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, has successfully completed its maiden test flight. This is the first ever flight by an Australian-designed and built eVTOL, which is the new generation of aircraft that take off and land like a helicopter but fly... Read more

Joby Begins Testing at World’s Largest Wind Tunnel Facility

Joby Begins Testing at World’s Largest Wind Tunnel Facility

17-Feb-2023Source: Joby Aviation

Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE:JOBY), a company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service, announced it is beginning testing at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamic Complex (NFAC), the world’s largest wind tunnel facility, at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley. The NFAC, managed by the U.S. Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Complex, contains the two... Read more

Blade completes eVTOL flight at New York business airport

Blade completes eVTOL flight at New York business airport

16-Feb-2023Source: Blade Air Mobility

Blade Air Mobility, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLDE, “Blade”), a technology-powered air mobility platform and BETA Technologies (“BETA”), an electric aerospace company developing EVA (also known as eVTOL) and supporting charging infrastructure, announced the successful completion of a historic test flight of BETA’s ALIA-250 EVA at the Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York. The flight... Read more

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