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Electro.Aero Seeks to Power Electric Aviation

Electro.Aero Seeks to Power Electric Aviation

  • 03 Jan 2024 01:09 PM
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Perth-based Electro.Aero Pty Ltd began developing a mobile charging unit for electric aircraft in part because several airframers partnering with the Australian company complained about the same problem: fixed car chargers cannot reach the aircraft, and moving aircraft close enough to recharge between flights was difficult or impossible.

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Joby and Volocopter Fly in New York City

Joby and Volocopter Fly in New York City

  • 26 Dec 2023 05:35 AM
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On Monday, Nov. 13, Joby and Volocopter conducted demonstration flights of their electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft in New York City.

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Rolls-Royce to Exit Electric, Hydrogen Pursuits

Rolls-Royce to Exit Electric, Hydrogen Pursuits

  • 21 Dec 2023 12:55 AM
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Rolls-Royce announced on Nov. 28 that it would sell its business unit responsible for developing engines for electric-powered aircraft.

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Competing Standards

Competing Standards

  • 18 Dec 2023 10:39 PM
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As AAM aircraft near production, competing charging standards come to the fore.

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SkyDrive Secures Orders, Avionics Partner

SkyDrive Secures Orders, Avionics Partner

  • 28 Aug 2023 12:34 PM
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On July 21, SkyDrive announced that it had received a preorder for up to 100 SkyDrive eVTOL aircraft from Vietnam’s CT UAV JSC.

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Piasecki Relaunches the Heliplex

Piasecki Relaunches the Heliplex

  • 05 Jul 2023 06:19 AM
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Piasecki Aircraft purchases the legacy Keystone helicopter complex and creates a new rotorcraft production and modification hub in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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eVTOL at the 10-Year Mark

eVTOL at the 10-Year Mark

  • 02 Mar 2023 11:10 AM
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The 10th Annual VFS Electric VTOL Symposium brought together more than 500 attendees to assess the current state of the industry.

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Coming to Terms: Taxonomy of VTOL Aircraft Configuration Types — Part 1

Coming to Terms: Taxonomy of VTOL Aircraft Configuration Types — Part 1

  • 13 Nov 2022 09:33 AM
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This series addresses the uses of terminology that are misleading or erroneous, and proffers definitions to be used as canonical.

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Tier 1 Engineering’s Electric e-R44 Makes First Cross-Country Flight

Tier 1 Engineering’s Electric e-R44 Makes First Cross-Country Flight

  • 08 Nov 2022 08:25 AM
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On Oct. 29, Tier 1 Engineering, in collaboration with Lung Biotechnology PBC, invited the Vertical Flight Society to the scenic Coachella Valley of California to witness the world’s first all-electric cross-country helicopter flight.

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Washington Report, Nov-Dec 2022

Washington Report, Nov-Dec 2022

  • 30 Oct 2022 09:51 AM
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Momentum is building on Capitol Hill to provide the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with directives on how to regulate the advanced air mobility (AAM) industry.

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