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Tier 1 Engineering Pioneers Electric e-R44

Tier 1 Engineering Pioneers Electric e-R44

  • 26 Jun 2022 07:54 AM
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The battery-electric motor STC retrofit of the popular Robinson R44 offers a low-cost, low-risk path to sustainable vertical flight.

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Electric Helicopters

Electric Helicopters

  • 25 Jun 2022 10:49 AM
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Electric vertical flight is not new, but it has taken decades for the enabling technology to mature.

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Tier 1 Engineering Flies magniX-Powered e-R44 Electric Helicopter for First Time

Tier 1 Engineering Flies magniX-Powered e-R44 Electric Helicopter for First Time

  • 07 Jun 2022 02:30 PM
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The electric helicopter revolution moved a big step closer to reality on June 4 with the first flight of Tier 1 Engineering’s third-generation e-R44 powered by a magniX magni250 "electric engine."

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TCab Tech makes transition flights with E20 50%-scale demonstrator

TCab Tech makes transition flights with E20 50%-scale demonstrator

  • 13 May 2022 01:11 PM
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TCab Tech has steadily furthered its E20 development. During the first quarter of the year, the company completed transition flights with its E20 50%-scale tilt-propeller demonstrator.

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Piasecki to Fly World's First Hydrogen Helicopter

Piasecki to Fly World's First Hydrogen Helicopter

  • 03 Apr 2022 02:26 PM
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Piasecki Aircraft revealed on March 29 that it would make what will most likely be the world's first hydrogen-powered helicopter flight test, using the edm aerotec CoAX-2D as the testbed.

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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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