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Top 10 eVTOL.news articles for 2021

Top 10 eVTOL.news articles for 2021

  • 03 Jan 2022 08:25 PM
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The 2021 clicks are in and the results speak to the breadth and depth of the detailed stories published on eVTOL.news. Here are the top 10 feature articles published in 2021.

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Skyworks Aeronautics: Something Old, Something New

Skyworks Aeronautics: Something Old, Something New

  • 22 Dec 2021 09:02 AM
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Over the last two years, Skyworks has posted a steady stream of news regarding its gyroplane products, investments and partnerships, a clear indication that this industry veteran is serious about penetrating the AAM sector.

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Tier 1 Teams with magniX for New e-R44

Tier 1 Teams with magniX for New e-R44

  • 20 Dec 2021 11:57 AM
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Tier 1 Engineering is one of the pioneers of electric vertical flight and the only company in the world that’s been regularly flying a piloted electric helicopter since 2016 as part of its development program.

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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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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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FAA Issues MagniX Certification Requirements

FAA Issues MagniX Certification Requirements

  • 24 Oct 2021 06:56 PM
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On Sept. 27, in a breakthrough for electric-powered aviation, the FAA issued special conditions for airworthiness standards for electric engines produced by MagniX, an Everett, Washington-based manufacturer of electric motors.

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EHang Flies in EU Trials in Estonia

EHang Flies in EU Trials in Estonia

  • 24 Oct 2021 05:54 PM
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On Sept. 3, EHang conducted flight trials of the EH216 in Estonia, flying 5 miles (8 km) from Tartu Airport to the Estonian Aviation Museum.

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Washington Report, Sept-Oct 2021

Washington Report, Sept-Oct 2021

  • 25 Sep 2021 03:28 AM
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On June 22, Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) and Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced the Recognizing and Ensuring Taxpayer Access to Infrastructure Necessary for GPS and Satellite 14 Communications Act of 2021 (RETAIN Act).

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EAA AirVenture 2021’s Vertical Flight & Electric Aviation Trajectory

EAA AirVenture 2021’s Vertical Flight & Electric Aviation Trajectory

  • 21 Sep 2021 10:38 PM
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While it may not have been readily apparent to some, there was in fact a strong presence from the vertical flight and electric aviation community at this year’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, organized by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) on July 26–Aug. 1.

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Orlando Helicopter’s Electric Sikorsky S-52

Orlando Helicopter’s Electric Sikorsky S-52

  • 14 Sep 2021 11:30 AM
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Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) technology has only become a reality in the past decade, but one battery-powered electric helicopter briefly made it off the ground more than 35 years ago.

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