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US Air Force Tells Congress of Agility Prime Successes

US Air Force Tells Congress of Agility Prime Successes

  • 16 Sep 2022 01:45 AM
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The US Air Force report to Congress details the overview, approach, milestones, and future plans for the AFWERX Agility Prime program. This new approach is accelerating and adopting dual-use technologies in the Department of the Air Force, specifically for the transformative vertical lift and electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) industry.

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NASA’s LA-8: Generating Public eVTOL Data

NASA’s LA-8: Generating Public eVTOL Data

  • 06 Jul 2022 05:33 PM
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While numerous electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft move toward certification, NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, is researching how these aircraft operate and interact with an electric-propulsion system.

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Washington Report, Jul-Aug 2022

Washington Report, Jul-Aug 2022

  • 06 Jul 2022 03:13 PM
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Leadership Moves, July-August 2022

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EHang Continues Drive to CAAC Certification

EHang Continues Drive to CAAC Certification

  • 07 Dec 2021 08:28 AM
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EHang, the Guangzhou-based developer of eVTOL aircraft, announced that China’s aviation authority is close to certifying the EHang EH216.

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Is Hydrogen Aviation’s Clean Fuel for the Near Future?

Is Hydrogen Aviation’s Clean Fuel for the Near Future?

  • 22 Nov 2021 08:37 AM
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Is hydrogen aviation’s clean fuel for the near future? As the world struggles to combat global warming, the Biden Administration’s $1.2T infrastructure bill and Aviation Climate Action Plan, as well as the UN COP26 climate discussions, indicate the answer is “Yes.”

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PteroDynamics to Supply Transwing Drones to US Navy

PteroDynamics to Supply Transwing Drones to US Navy

  • 24 Oct 2021 11:59 PM
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The US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) awarded PteroDynamics a contract to provide three eVTOL drone prototypes by June 2022.

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UK Aviation Authority Launches Safety Group

UK Aviation Authority Launches Safety Group

  • 24 Oct 2021 07:06 PM
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In an announcement at HeliTech Expo in London on Oct. 5, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) unveiled the creation of a new international consortium of eVTOL industry leaders and aviation experts.

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SkyDrive Partners to Bring AAM to Osaka

SkyDrive Partners to Bring AAM to Osaka

  • 24 Oct 2021 06:18 PM
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SkyDrive, a Tokyo-based AAM company, announced that it has partnered with the city and prefecture of Osaka, Japan, to examine the potential applications of eVTOL aircraft.

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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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