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Honeywell: Multi-Faceted eVTOL Provider

Honeywell: Multi-Faceted eVTOL Provider

  • 01 Feb 2023 06:44 AM
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Honeywell — a designer and supplier of advanced technologies, avionics, turbine engines, electric motors, navigation and other products — acquired numerous legacy companies to strengthen its position in the global aerospace business.

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SkyDrive Enters US eVTOL Market

SkyDrive Enters US eVTOL Market

  • 31 Jan 2023 08:44 AM
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SkyDrive will open a home base in South Carolina and intends to enter the US market for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. In an announcement on Jan. 24 at the Vertical Flight Society’s (VFS) 10th Annual eVTOL Symposium in Mesa, Arizona, SkyDrive said that South Carolina’s mild climate and its tourism and aerospace industries were among the factors that attracted it to the state.

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MightyFly Unveils Cento eVTOL

MightyFly Unveils Cento eVTOL

  • 24 Jan 2023 11:58 AM
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MightyFly has produced the second generation of its electric VTOL (eVTOL) delivery drone, the company announced in a press release on Jan. 24. The Cento is an improved version of the MF-100, a demonstrator the company revealed in April 2021. In the new vehicle, MightyFly has added a single rear-mounted propeller for forward flight and made additional improvements to enhance the efficiency and safety of the aircraft. 

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Press Release: VFS Announces Spin-Off of H2eVTOL Council into HYSKY Society

Press Release: VFS Announces Spin-Off of H2eVTOL Council into HYSKY Society

  • 20 Jan 2023 09:25 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society is pleased to announce the spin-off of its highly successful H2eVTOL Council into its own independent nonprofit organization, the HYSKY Society. The VFS Hydrogen-Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (H2eVTOL) Council was formed in 2020 to promote the development and advancement of hydrogen fuel cell technology in electric aircraft, has grown to over 400 participants and has become a leading voice in the hydrogen-electric aviation community.

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VFS Makes an Impact at AIRTEC

VFS Makes an Impact at AIRTEC

  • 18 Jan 2023 06:27 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society hosted four sessions on “Future Air Mobility” at the AIRTEC trade fair in Munich, Germany, which was held Oct. 26–28.

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Archer’s Midnight Showing

Archer’s Midnight Showing

  • 11 Jan 2023 10:08 AM
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First-tier supplier Honeywell Aerospace plans to be a leading supplier to the advanced air mobility (AAM) sector.

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Coming to Terms: Taxonomy of VTOL Aircraft Configuration Types — Part 2

Coming to Terms: Taxonomy of VTOL Aircraft Configuration Types — Part 2

  • 11 Jan 2023 09:06 AM
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This series addresses terminology that are misleading or erroneous, and proffers definitions to be used as canonical. Here the basic terms of propulsion architectures are discussed.

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Vertical Flight Society Continues Record Growth, Exceeds 180 Corporate Members

Vertical Flight Society Continues Record Growth, Exceeds 180 Corporate Members

  • 10 Jan 2023 08:19 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, reports today that the explosive growth of world’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft — plus significant developments in military and civil rotorcraft — have continued to expand its membership. 

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Sikorsky Developing Hybrid-Electric VTOL

Sikorsky Developing Hybrid-Electric VTOL

  • 09 Jan 2023 09:35 AM
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Sikorsky is developing a hybrid-electric VTOL demonstrator aircraft, Vertical magazine reported on Dec. 2.

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VPorts Forms International AAM Corridor

VPorts Forms International AAM Corridor

  • 09 Jan 2023 09:33 AM
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VPorts, a Canadian AAM infrastructure company, announced on Nov. 29 that it will establish an AAM corridor between Syracuse, New York, in the US, and Québec, Canada.

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