Porsche Boeing eVTOL initial design cityscape, 10 October 2019, Germany-USA.

Boeing Partners with Porsche

Boeing announced Oct. 10 that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Volkswagen subsidiary Porsche to “explore the ...
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At Drone Week in Amsterdam Audi, Airbus and Italdesign are presenting for the first time a flying and driving prototype of “Pop.Up Next”. This innovative concept for a flying taxi combines a self-driving electric car with a passenger drone. In the first public test flight, the flight module accurately placed a passenger capsule on the ground module, which then drove from the test grounds autonomously. This is still a 1:4 scale model.

Audi Puts Hold on Airbus Pop.Up

According to Automotive News Europe on Oct. 14, Audi has stopped work on the Pop.Up multi-modal eVTOL concept — which ...
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eHang deliveries, China, 2019.

EHang Delivers

Chinese drone maker EHang delivered the first batch of “passenger grade” EHang 216 autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs) in June, followed ...
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Boeing CAV Cargo Air Vehicle May 2019 - USA.

Boeing Moves Forward With CAV

On Oct. 3, Boeing NeXt announced that it had flown its Cargo Air Vehicle demonstrator outdoors up to 20 kt ...
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Kitty Hawk Heaviside in flight, USA, 2019.

Kitty Hawk Reveals Heaviside

On Oct. 3, Mountain View, California-based Kitty Hawk revealed it has been secretly working for two years on a single-seat, ...
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SkyDrive

Japanese flying car developer SkyDrive announced Sept. 30 that it secured $14M through third-party share issuance funding and subsidies, for ...
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Boeing and Safran invest in Electric Power Systems in 2019.

Boeing and Safran Fund EPS

Boeing and Safran have invested in Electric Power Systems (EPS), a company offering a suite of safe, certifiable and lightweight ...
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Hyundai Announces UAM Division

On Sept. 29, Hyundai Motor Group revealed that it has established an Urban Air Mobility Division and appointed Dr. Jaiwon ...
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Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, September 16, 2019, USA.

USAF Talks “Flying Cars”

On Sept. 16, Air Force Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Will Roper commented at the annual Air Force Association’s annual national ...
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XTI Progress in Asia

XTI Aircraft Company announced on Sept.16 that it was invited to and participated in a large investment trade fair in ...
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