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  • NASA Urban Air Mobility vision

    NASA Launches Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge

    On Nov. 1-2, more than 240 representatives from government, industry and academia gathered in Seattle, Washington, to attend an industry day marking the launch of NASA’s Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge plan.

    Over the next few years, NASA will host a series of operational demonstration programs that will address known UAM challenges that will allow participants to learn from each other and collectively “raise the water level” together, explained Dr. Jaiwon Shin, NASA Associate...

  • Congressional Hearing on “Airspace Integration of New Aircraft”

    The US House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing of the Subcommittee on Aviation on “Airspace Integration of New Aircraft” on Sept. 6.

    Hearing Background Memo

    Witness List:

    • Shelley Yak, Director, FAA Technical Center | Written Testimony
    • Jay Merkel, Deputy Vice President, Program Management, FAA Air Traffic Organization (accompanying Shelley Yak)
    • Tom Prevot, Director of...
  • FAA talks at The Electric VTOL Revolution press briefing

    eVTOL News at Heli-Expo 2018

    Heli-Expo Press Briefing:
    The Electric VTOL Revolution

    Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Room N110
    Wednesday, Feb. 28 @ 11:00-11:45 am

    AHS International Executive Director Mike Hirschberg hosted a panel discussing the promise, progress and challenges of electric VTOL aircraft development. More than 50 companies are currently developing eVTOL aircraft (see the AHS...