Boeing and SparkCognition announced plans in November to launch a joint venture, SkyGrid, which will develop a software platform to ensure the safe, secure integration of autonomous cargo and passenger air vehicles in the global airspace. Using blockchain technology, artificial intelligence-enabled dynamic traffic routing, data analytics and cybersecurity features, SkyGrid's platform will go...
Boeing registered 8 "CV2" electric VTOL aircraft on Aug. 30 with the FAA. According to registry entries, the company registered electric aircraft with serial numbers 001 (N213XT) through 008 (N283XT), although 006 (N263XT) comes up with an error...
aeroG Aviation LLC
Woodland Park, New Jersey, USA
Founded in August 2016 by Robert Gomez, aeroG Aviation LLC is focused on creating industry-changing innovations. With theoretical proofs and simulation science to determine the feasibility and capabilities of our projects, aeroG says it provides technical data, blueprints, and support for its...
Cargo Aerial Vehicle (CAV)
The Boeing Company
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Boeing completed initial flight tests of an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) unmanned cargo aerial vehicle (CAV) prototype in 2017. The company says, "The innovative platform is designed to test and evolve Boeing’s autonomy technology for future aerospace...
Bringing the Vertical Flight Community TogetherBy Mike Hirschberg, AHS International Executive Director
From Vertiflite March/April...
Ready. Set. GoFly!
Backed by Boeing, GoFly has kicked off its $2M competition to build a personal flying device that is safe, useful and thrilling.
By Mike Hirschberg, AHS International Executive Director