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Is Hydrogen Aviation’s Clean Fuel for the Near Future?

Is Hydrogen Aviation’s Clean Fuel for the Near Future?

  • 22 Nov 2021 08:37 AM
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Is hydrogen aviation’s clean fuel for the near future? As the world struggles to combat global warming, the Biden Administration’s $1.2T infrastructure bill and Aviation Climate Action Plan, as well as the UN COP26 climate discussions, indicate the answer is “Yes.”

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Momentum Builds for eCTOL and eSTOL Aircraft

Momentum Builds for eCTOL and eSTOL Aircraft

  • 09 Nov 2021 01:37 PM
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With new contracts, partnerships and flight tests spanning multiple countries and companies, efforts are advancing to develop electric conventional takeoff and landing (eCTOL) and electric short takeoff and landing (eSTOL) aircraft for advanced air mobility (AAM) applications.

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The E-VTOL Flight Test Council’s Pioneering Year

The E-VTOL Flight Test Council’s Pioneering Year

  • 09 Nov 2021 08:04 AM
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Last year, VFS helped establish a working group — connected through the VFS Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) Technical Committee and working with other professional societies — to advance the conversation on flight testing this new class of aircraft. 

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Leadership Moves, Nov/Dec 2021

Leadership Moves, Nov/Dec 2021

  • 04 Nov 2021 06:50 PM
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Leadership Moves, from Vertiflite, Nov/Dec 2021

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AAM for Business Aviation

AAM for Business Aviation

  • 30 Oct 2021 09:44 AM
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VFS began covering electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) technology and developments in 2013, and held the world’s first public discussion of eVTOL at the Transformative Vertical Flight workshop in August 2014.

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Airbus Reveals NextGen eVTOL Concept

Airbus Reveals NextGen eVTOL Concept

  • 30 Oct 2021 09:03 AM
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On Sept. 21, as part of its Airbus Summit 2021, Airbus revealed images and specifications of a new clean-sheet passenger eVTOL design for advanced air mobility (AAM).

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Vertical, Eve Add Orders for Hundreds of Aircraft

Vertical, Eve Add Orders for Hundreds of Aircraft

  • 30 Oct 2021 07:25 AM
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Vertical Aerospace Group, Ltd., the Bristol, UK-based eVTOL developer, and Eve Urban Air Mobility, LLC, the advanced air mobility (AAM) unit of Brazilian aerospace firm Embraer, added hundreds of new eVTOL aircraft conditional orders in September and October.

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Coming to Terms: Rotor

Coming to Terms: Rotor

  • 27 Oct 2021 11:49 AM
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This series addresses the uses of terminology that drift toward becoming routine expressions or idioms — or already are — but are misleading or erroneous. This installment proposes a more rigorous approach to the terms for rotary-wing propulsors on vertical lift aircraft.

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Archer Goes Public, Opens NYSE

Archer Goes Public, Opens NYSE

  • 25 Oct 2021 04:52 AM
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Archer Aviation, the California-based eVTOL manufacturer, began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Sept. 17, a day after Atlas Crest Investment Corp. announced the completion of the SPAC merger with Archer.

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CAE and Beta Partner on Flight Training

CAE and Beta Partner on Flight Training

  • 25 Oct 2021 04:45 AM
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CAE will provide pilot and maintenance technician training programs for the Beta Technologies Alia eVTOL aircraft in a strategic partnership announced on Sept. 15.

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