• Uber announces new partnerships and aircraft concepts at 2nd annual Elevate Summit

    On the first day of its second annual Elevate Summit, Uber unveiled a series of new advancements and partnerships that are helping launch the world’s first urban aviation network.

    Six months after announcing Los Angeles would be one of the first U.S. cities to launch uberAIR, the company reinforced its partnerships with key manufacturers and technology companies, working together towards a...

  • ChargePoint reveals new concept for high-powered charging of electric aircraft

    Los Angeles, Calif. (USA) – May 9, 2018 – ChargePoint, the world’s leading and most open electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today revealed a first-ever concept design for two megawatt, high-powered charging of electric aircraft and semi-trucks, including electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft. As the charging partner...

  • Uber Flying Taxis in Dubai

    From the Ground Up: Uber Elevate in 2020

    From the Ground Up: Uber Elevate in 2020

    Uber keeps talking about flying its eVTOL aircraft in Dallas-Ft. Worth and Dubai in 2020. Vertiflite asks, “Is 2020 really possible?”

    By Kenneth I. Swartz

    Vertiflite, Sept-Oct 2017

    Since the release of the Uber Elevate white paper in October 2016, the San...