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Archer Aviation’s ‘Maker’ eVTOL aircraft completes first hover flight

Archer Aviation’s ‘Maker’ eVTOL demonstrator aircraft has completed its first successful hover flight. The flight marks the completion of the company’s first full and complete systems test and validation of every hardware and software component working as intended to move the aircraft into the air. The flight test was completed at 10.30am PT [...]

By |2022-01-10T22:38:55+00:00January 20th, 2022|AAM, News|

How Azul’s eVTOLs Will Revolutionize Brazilian Urban Air Mobility

The eVTOL revolution Thousands of eVTOLs aircraft could be flying above cities by 2030, according to McKinsey experts. Flying taxis are no longer a question of if they will happen; instead, it is a question of when. Many companies across the world are currently working on the development of eVTOL technology. There’s Airbus, Joby Aviation, [...]

By |2022-01-10T22:39:51+00:00January 16th, 2022|AAM, News|

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|

S.1260 – United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021

This bill establishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in critical technologies through basic research in key technology focus areas, such as artificial intelligence, high performance computing, and [...]

By |2022-01-12T18:28:12+00:00January 14th, 2022|White Papers|

Israeli firm unveils armed robot to patrol volatile borders

An Israeli defense contractor on Monday unveiled a remote-controlled armed robot it says can patrol battle zones, track infiltrators and open fire. The unmanned vehicle is the latest addition to the world of drone technology, which is rapidly reshaping the modern battlefield. Proponents say such semi-autonomous machines allow armies to protect their soldiers, while critics [...]

By |2022-01-12T18:27:59+00:00January 13th, 2022|AV, News|

Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) Market to Witness Rapid Growth by 2028 | AirMap, Unifly, Leonardo Finmeccania

AirMap, Unifly, Leonardo Finmeccania, Harris Corporation, Frequentis, Altitude Angel, Thales Group, Skyward IO, Lockheed Martin, Nova Systems, PrecisionHawk. As analytics have become an inherent part of every business activity and role, form a central role in the decision-making process of companies these days is mentioned in this report. In the next few years, the demand [...]

By |2022-01-12T18:45:17+00:00January 12th, 2022|AAM, World|

5 trends to watch in 2022: Drones

Growth in Government and Commercial Use – Infrastructure and agricultural applications will continue to lead commercial growth. Unmanned aircraft are vital to sustaining the nation’s aging infrastructure, from inspecting bridges and pipelines to prioritizing the repair of critical works in the aftermath of natural disasters. Drones are increasingly utilized to combat the effects of climate change, giving [...]

By |2022-01-12T18:39:24+00:00January 12th, 2022|News, UAV|

GM Lays Out Its Entire Electric and Autonomous Future

We’re at the tipping point of electrification, and we are expecting this to be a massive year for Chevrolet’s EV future. Leading the company’s transition is the all-new Chevrolet Silverado EV, an electric pickup truck that is one of at least 19 different planned uses of GM’s Ultium modular platform and battery system. The Ultium [...]

By |2022-01-12T18:52:46+00:00January 12th, 2022|AV, News|

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|
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