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Uber Partners with ChargePoint to Develop VTOL Charging Solutions

Uber Partners with ChargePoint to Develop VTOL Charging Solutions

  • 25 Apr 2017 01:20 PM
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Uber has partnered with ChargePoint to develop charging solutions that will fit any vertical take-off and landing vehicle (VTOL) manufactured. Chargepoint will design, develop, and manufacture these solutions for utilization at Uber Elevate Vertiports by 2020.

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Uber Partners with Hillwood to Create Vertiports for VTOL Network in Dallas-Fort Worth

Uber Partners with Hillwood to Create Vertiports for VTOL Network in Dallas-Fort Worth

  • 25 Apr 2017 01:19 PM
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Uber plans to operate a network through which electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOL) in numerous cities worldwide, including Dallas-Fort Worth, will provide transportation and delivery logistics services. Uber has partnered with Hillwood on a key piece of creating an Uber Elevate network in the Metroplex. Hillwood will exclusively develop and construct vertiports for a future Uber Elevate network throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Hillwood will be Uber’s first US real estate partner in this initiative.

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Uber Partners with Pipistrel Aircraft to Manufacture Electric VTOLs

Uber Partners with Pipistrel Aircraft to Manufacture Electric VTOLs

  • 25 Apr 2017 12:54 PM
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Uber has signed a partnership with Pipistrel Aircraft producer for large-scale deployment of electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) in order to fulfill its mission of providing a safe, reliable transportation service to everyone, everywhere. The goal of this partnership is to enable users of a future Uber Elevate Network to request an Pipistrel electric VTOL.

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Uber to Collaborate with Bell Helicopter to Develop Urban Electric VTOLs

Uber to Collaborate with Bell Helicopter to Develop Urban Electric VTOLs

  • 25 Apr 2017 12:48 PM
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Uber will be working with Bell Helicopter as a collaborator to accelerate the eventual large-scale deployment of electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) in order to fulfill its mission of providing a safe, reliable transportation service to everyone, everywhere.

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Uber Partners with Aurora Flight Sciences to Manufacture Electric VTOLs

Uber Partners with Aurora Flight Sciences to Manufacture Electric VTOLs

  • 25 Apr 2017 12:42 PM
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Uber has signed a partnership with Aurora Flight Sciences for large-scale deployment of electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) in order to fulfill its mission of providing a safe, reliable transportation service to everyone, everywhere. The goal of this partnership is to enable users of a future Uber Elevate Network to request an Aurora Flight Sciences electric VTOL.

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Uber Partners with Mooney to Manufacture Electric VTOLs

Uber Partners with Mooney to Manufacture Electric VTOLs

  • 25 Apr 2017 12:41 PM
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Uber is excited to announce a partnership with Mooney for large-scale deployment of electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) in order to fulfill its mission of providing a safe, reliable transportation service to everyone, everywhere. The goal of this partnership is to enable users of a future Uber Elevate Network to request a Mooney electric VTOL.

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Uber Partners with Embraer to Manufacture Electric VTOLs

Uber Partners with Embraer to Manufacture Electric VTOLs

  • 25 Apr 2017 12:39 PM
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Uber has signed a partnership with Embraer for large-scale deployment of electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) in order to fulfill its mission of providing a safe, reliable transportation service to everyone, everywhere. The goal of this partnership is to enable users of a future Uber Elevate Network to request an Embraer electric VTOL.

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Uber Partners with Dubai RTA to Launch VTOL Network in Dubai

Uber Partners with Dubai RTA to Launch VTOL Network in Dubai

  • 25 Apr 2017 12:37 PM
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Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority is partnering with Uber to launch a demonstration transportation network of vertical takeoff and landing vehicles (VTOLs) by 2020.  As part of this partnership, Uber and Dubai RTA will conduct a joint study into pricing models, people movement, and determining where VTOL routes should be created in the city.  The partnership will result in everything from hover and forward flight tests to actual flight operations in the Dubai area.

Our goal is to launch an Elevate flight demonstration with passengers in Dubai in conjunction with the World Expo in October of 2020.

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Metro Skyways Announces H2

Metro Skyways Announces H2 "Flying Car"

  • 17 Apr 2017 10:37 AM
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Metro Skyways Ltd., a subsidiary of Urban Aeronautics plans to launch the design and development of a four-passenger, Vertical-Takeoff and Landing (VTOL), flying car based on Urban Aeronautics' internal rotor, Fancraft™ technology. The vehicle will initially be powered by jet fuel, but will be designed from the outset to convert to liquid hydrogen and eventually also to 700 bar compressed hydrogen, once such options become commercially feasible. 

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Aurora’s Small LightningStrike Transitions

Aurora’s Small LightningStrike Transitions

  • 04 Apr 2017 12:04 PM
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Aurora Flight Sciences’ XV-24A LightningStrike subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft completed its planned flight test program in early March. Funded by DARPA, the SVD successfully demonstrated key technical features that the full-scale XV-24A will perform, including transition flight.

The XV-24A is a tiltwing unmanned aircraft that will be powered by a distributed electric propulsion system. Twenty-four variable pitch ducted fans driven by electric motors provide thrust for both hover and cruise. 

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