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Advanced Air Mobility Market Update - Vertical Flight Society

Advanced Air Mobility Market Update - Vertical Flight Society

  • 28 Jul 2022 02:21 AM
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In the seven and a half years since the Vertical Flight Society (VFS) held its first Transformative Vertical Flight (TVF) symposium on electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft in 2014, the electrification of the air transport industry has become a global movement touching almost every aviation segment and continent including Asia.

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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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Leadership Moves, Jul-Aug 2022

Leadership Moves, Jul-Aug 2022

  • 06 Jul 2022 04:15 PM
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Archer Aviation announced on April 18 that Adam Goldstein had assumed the position of sole CEO at the California-based electric VTOL developer.

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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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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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Martine Rothblatt: Serial Entrepreneur

Martine Rothblatt: Serial Entrepreneur

  • 25 Jun 2022 08:01 AM
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Shaping the future is one of Martine Rothblatt’s many talents.

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Commentary: FAA Changes Course on eVTOL Certification

Commentary: FAA Changes Course on eVTOL Certification

  • 22 Jun 2022 03:49 PM
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On Monday, May 9 (the eve of the VFS Forum 78), The Air Current (TAC) broke the story that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had decided that winged electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that met the FAA’s definition of “powered-lift”— a term used nearly exclusively for pilot qualification rules — could not be certified or operate as “airplanes”

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eVTOL Leaders Continue Apace

eVTOL Leaders Continue Apace

  • 21 Jun 2022 01:59 AM
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Leading developers of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft have raised financing to support the development, flight testing, certification, manufacturing and commercial entry into service of their innovative aircraft.

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H2-Aero: Leading the Way to Carbon-Free Aviation

H2-Aero: Leading the Way to Carbon-Free Aviation

  • 23 May 2022 06:24 AM
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On March 29–31, the Vertical Flight Society hosted a groundbreaking, first-ever symposium and workshop on the potential for hydrogen (H2) to decarbonize aerospace.

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