• +1-703-684-6777
  • news@evtol.news

Blog Archives - 20 Record(s)

Remove Filter Year: '2021' - Month: '2'

eVTOL Insights Recognizes Hirschberg and 20 Others

eVTOL Insights Recognizes Hirschberg and 20 Others

  • 26 Feb 2021 02:32 PM
  • 0

The website eVTOL Insights published its “Power Book” in January, its “definitive list of the influencers, innovators and leaders from the last 12 months.” The intent is to recognize excellence and achievement in the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) industry. To be released every year, the Power Book 2021 “recognizes 21 of the industry’s brightest individuals from across the world and their company’s achievements in 2020.”

Read more

Skyworks is a $100M GEM

Skyworks is a $100M GEM

  • 26 Feb 2021 01:52 PM
  • 0

Skyworks Aeronautics Corp. announced on Feb. 8, a $100M investment commitment from GEM Global Yield LLC SCS, a fund of the Luxembourg Global Emerging Markets Group (GEM).

Read more

Lufthansa on Air Taxis

Lufthansa on Air Taxis

  • 26 Feb 2021 01:50 PM
  • 0

Lufthansa Innovation Hub and Lufthansa Technik released a report on Feb. 3 entitled, “Are air taxis ready for prime time?” According to the company, the engaging report “provides a data-driven view into the state of the air taxi ecosystem including a patent analysis ranking eVTOL technology leaders.”

Read more

Lilium Grows

Lilium Grows

  • 26 Feb 2021 01:43 PM
  • 0

On Jan. 27, Munich, Germany-based Lilium announced that it had signed a framework agreement to develop a network of at least 10 vertiports with Ferrovial, a global leading infrastructure operator based in Madrid, Spain. The zero-carbon infrastructure and services “will cover strategic locations in all major cities across Florida.”

Read more

eSTOL Updates - March 2021

eSTOL Updates - March 2021

  • 25 Feb 2021 06:11 PM
  • 0

At the VFS eVTOL Symposium in January, San Francisco, California-based Airflow announced that it was beginning development of “one of the first full-scale piloted technology demonstrators of an eSTOL aircraft.” For the last year, Airflow has been utilizing a sub-scale model for test flights that have helped develop its eSTOL flight control technology.

Read more

Astro Horizon Connection

Astro Horizon Connection

  • 25 Feb 2021 06:08 PM
  • 0

Astro Aerospace of Dallas, Texas, has been developing manned and unmanned derivatives of its Astro design based on the PassengerDrone (shown) — one of the first eVTOL demonstrators, with first manned flights in 2017 (see “Astro's Elroy Blasts Off,” Vertiflite, Nov/Dec 2018).

Read more

ASX Goes Straight Up with Six Sigma

ASX Goes Straight Up with Six Sigma

  • 25 Feb 2021 06:05 PM
  • 0

In the 8th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium held by VFS in January, Detroit, Michigan-based Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX) announced its latest electric tilt-wing configuration, Sigma Six. The company hopes to fly its full-scale Block One flying demonstrator as soon as the third quarter of this year, following completion of motor/propeller/thermal management verification by spring.

Read more

Terrafugia Transitions to China

Terrafugia Transitions to China

  • 25 Feb 2021 06:00 PM
  • 0

Massachusetts-based Terrafugia, Inc., announced on Jan. 26 that it had obtained FAA Special Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA) airworthiness certificate for its Transition roadable aircraft (with automobile certification to follow in 2022).

Read more

UK Future Flight Challenge Recipients

UK Future Flight Challenge Recipients

  • 25 Feb 2021 05:49 PM
  • 0

The UK government’s Future Flight Challenge announced in January that it had selected the company Urban Air Port, partnered with Hyundai Motor Group and the Coventry City Council, to develop the Air-One skyport hub to evaluate eVTOL aircraft operations.

Read more

Choose Paris for eVTOL

Choose Paris for eVTOL

  • 25 Feb 2021 05:36 PM
  • 0

In order to facilitate a UAM ecosystem around the Paris region, the RATP Group, Groupe ADP and Choose Paris Region launched an international call for interest on Oct. 1. Some 150 applications from 25 countries were received and 30 winners were selected, with the intent to begin conducting experiments in June 2021 in the test area at the Pontoise-Cormeilles-en-Vexin airfield, which was inaugurated on Sept. 30.

Read more



Categories

Recent Entries

Site Updates

Archives