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LIFT Aircraft’s HEXA Gets a Boost

LIFT Aircraft’s HEXA Gets a Boost

  • 24 Aug 2020 06:36 AM
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The senior leadership of the United States Air Force witnessed their first flight of an electric powered VTOL aircraft on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, when LIFT Aircraft gave a demonstration of its single-seat HEXA aircraft on the parade ground of Camp Mabry near downtown Austin, Texas.

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Air Force Leadership Gets eVTOL Demonstration

Air Force Leadership Gets eVTOL Demonstration

  • 21 Aug 2020 02:23 PM
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On Aug. 20, 2020, the three top leaders of the United States Air Force had their first opportunity to see an electric powered vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft in flight during a visit to headquarters of the Air Force’s innovation hub, AFWERX, in Austin, Texas.

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VFS Agility Prime support

VFS Agility Prime support

  • 29 Apr 2020 09:10 AM
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On April 27–May 1, the US Air Force held a week-long virtual launch event for its Agility Prime initiative. Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics, launched the program to accelerate the growth of the transformative vertical flight market for subsequent government use.

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US Air Force Moves to Boost eVTOL Development

US Air Force Moves to Boost eVTOL Development

  • 20 Feb 2020 03:20 PM
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The Air Force marked the 116th anniversary of the Dec. 17, 1903, Wright brothers flight at Kitty Hawk by issuing a request for information (RFI) aimed at helping foster a new powered flight revolution — electric or hybrid electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft — eventually self-flying.

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Charging Forward: New eVTOL Concepts Advance

Charging Forward: New eVTOL Concepts Advance

  • 22 Jun 2017 09:59 AM
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To those immersed in the world of traditional helicopters, it may take a little time to fully comprehend what Uber Elevate’s on-demand urban air transportation vision actually entails.

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