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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|

Establishing an “All-Up” Autonomy Program in the United States The Autonomy Association is establishing an “All-Up” Autonomy program within the United States. We are recruiting key leadership within government, industry, academia, and finance to collaborate and drive Intelligent & Autonomous Infrastructure and Systems.  Autonomy Requires Digital Infrastructure. Investment in a 21st-century Intelligent & Autonomous [...]

By |2021-10-18T00:27:04+00:00September 25th, 2021|AV|

EHang 216 and Falcon AAVs Perform Airport Transport and Parcel Delivery Trial Flights for EU

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today announced its flagship passenger-grade AAV EHang 216 and Falcon logistics model have completed Beyond Visual Line of Sight (“BVLOS”) trial flights for airport transport and parcel delivery [...]

By |2021-09-04T19:34:54+00:00September 8th, 2021|AAM, News, World|

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: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210901005334/en/ The Joby aircraft (Photo: Business Wire) NASA’s AAM National Campaign [...]

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

Joby Begins Journey to Becoming First eVTOL Airline

Kicks off FAA Part 135 air carrier certification process; now in first of five stages towards becoming certified airline; expects to achieve certification in 2022 Joby's all-electric prototype aircraft in flight above Big Sur, CA. Santa Cruz, CA, Jul 29, 2021 — Joby Aero Inc. (“Joby”), a California-based company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:46:47+00:00August 29th, 2021|UAM|

US helicopter company has released advanced vertical take-off aircraft design concepts

Renowned US helicopter manufacturer Bell Textron this week unveiled design concepts for future high-speed vertical take-off and landing (HSVTOL) aircraft. These design concepts make use of technologies being developed by the company, which is part of the Textron group. HSVTOL technology would allow Bell to develop aircraft that would combine the ability to hover like [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:09+00:00August 6th, 2021|News, UAM, UAV|

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|

New FAA Drone Rules Clear the Path for Use in Development and Construction

As was recently reported in Robinson+Cole’s Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued two Final Rules for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), i.e., drones: (1) requiring Remote Identification (Remote ID Rule), and (2) authorizing small UAS (weighing less than 55 pounds) to fly over people and at night under certain conditions (Operations Over [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:30+00:00January 26th, 2021|AUV, UAV|

‘Flying Car’ Training Simulator Coming to Springfield Airport

Air Force research into flying cars is taking root in the Dayton- Springfield area in a new way, with a groundbreaking for an "advanced urban air mobility technology simulator" facility set for Thursday at Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport. Designed to be used by BETA Technologies and Joby Aviation, two pioneer businesses in the field of electric [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:46+00:00December 25th, 2020|UAV|
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