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Eve and Avantto to develop Urban Air Mobility operations in Brazil and Latin America

Eve Urban Air Mobility, LLC, an Embraer company, and Aviation Management Services – Serviços Aeronáuticos Ltda. have signed a Letter of Intention and today announced a partnership aimed at developing the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem in Latin America. This partnership includes an order for 100 of Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, [...]

By |2021-10-06T16:53:54+00:00October 10th, 2021|AAM, News, UAM|

EHang Debuts Long Range VT-30 AAV at Jiuzhou Airport

EHang made the debut of its long-range dual-seat passenger-grade AAV VT-30 at the Jiuzhou Airport in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, before the upcoming 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as the Zhuhai Air Show. The VT-30, was officially released this year in May, and is the first in EHang’s product suite that [...]

By |2021-10-10T17:01:48+00:00October 8th, 2021|AAM, News, UAM|

DARPA’s CRANE Project Moves to Next Phase…

A DARPA research project developing new ways to control aircraft with actuators and effectors on aircraft is moving to its next phase. The Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) program aims is to demonstrate how active flow control (AFC) can be used in aircraft and the design benefits it could bring in terms [...]

By |2021-09-15T16:02:51+00:00September 12th, 2021|AAM, UAM, World|

Highlights from Lilium’s Ask Me Anything on Reddit

It has been a busy time for Lilium behind the scenes as the company prepares for its anticipated public listing this month. On Sept. 10, shareholders of the special purpose acquisition company Qell Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: QELL) will vote on whether to approve a combination with Lilium, which could generate up to $830 million in [...]

By |2021-09-08T22:34:38+00:00September 8th, 2021|AAM, News, UAM|

Eve and Microflite announce partnership to develop Urban Air Mobility services in Australia

Eve Urban Air Mobility, an Embraer spinoff, and Microflite, one of Australia’s premier helicopter operators,  announced a partnership that will lay the foundation for urban air mobility operations in Australia that is expected to start in 2026. Microflite and Eve plan to begin the partnership using helicopters, where appropriate, as a proof of concept to [...]

By |2021-09-04T19:25:16+00:00September 4th, 2021|AAM, News|

Joby and NASA Collaborate to Measure Noise Footprint of Electric Air Taxi

Joby Aviation, Inc. (“Joby” or “the Company”) (NYSE:JOBY) this week became the first company to fly an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft as part of NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National Campaign. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: The Joby aircraft (Photo: Business Wire) NASA’s AAM National Campaign [...]

By |2021-09-01T22:39:11+00:00September 1st, 2021|AAM, News|

NUAIR Leads the Way for Safe Drone Operations Over People: Workhorse and AVSS Collaboration

NUAIR and New York UAS Test Site are demonstrating a path for safe drone operations over people: the newest collaboration with Workhorse and Aerial Vehicle Safety Solutions (AVSS) is the 5th drone parachute validation for NUAIR, enabling scalable and economically viable advanced unmanned aircraft operations. FAA regulations for drone operations over people call for operators [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:11+00:00July 1st, 2021|UAV|

US Air Force Issues Solicitation for C-sUAS Technology

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate, Rome NY (AFRL/RI) has a requirement to provide a focused yet flexible, rapid, agile contracting vehicle between Air Force Research Laboratory, its Products Centers, and the Operational Community to support rapid research, development, prototyping, demonstration, evaluation, and transition of Counter small Unmanned Aircraft System (C-sUAS) capabilities. These [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:28+00:00April 21st, 2021|Hardware|

NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Flies on Mars

On Monday, NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet. The Ingenuity team at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California confirmed the flight succeeded after receiving data from the helicopter via NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover at 6:46 a.m. EDT (3:46 a.m. [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:28+00:00April 21st, 2021|News|

What’s the appetite for urban air mobility in the GCC?

There is more appetite here in the GCC region than anywhere. One thing that sets this region apart is that the mobility landscape is just so different. The geography lends itself to a very different set of demands so you don’t have the pedestrian connectivity you’d expect in London or Paris. When you look at [...]

By |2020-11-22T22:08:26+00:00November 22nd, 2020|UAM|
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