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eMagic One Silently Comes Out of Stealth

eMagic One Silently Comes Out of Stealth

  • 18 Dec 2021 10:02 AM
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The eMagic One, a new electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) proof-of-concept demonstrator, made its public debut at the EUROPEAN ROTORS exhibition in Cologne, Germany, on Nov. 8–10. Developed by eMagic Aircraft, the eMagic One is the product of company founders Michael Kügelgen and Thomas Senkel, who sought to maximize the endurance and range of eVTOL aircraft without compromising on safety.

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Laying the Groundwork for Urban Air Mobility

Laying the Groundwork for Urban Air Mobility

  • 11 Dec 2021 07:47 AM
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Amid a maturing market for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, aerospace industry professionals and regulators have increasingly turned their attention to considering the types of infrastructure required to support these operations.

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Coming to Terms: Rotor

Coming to Terms: Rotor

  • 27 Oct 2021 11:49 AM
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This series addresses the uses of terminology that drift toward becoming routine expressions or idioms — or already are — but are misleading or erroneous. This installment proposes a more rigorous approach to the terms for rotary-wing propulsors on vertical lift aircraft.

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China’s Rising eVTOL Industry

China’s Rising eVTOL Industry

  • 20 Oct 2021 02:30 PM
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The number of electric VTOL designs in China is growing rapidly with significant funding.

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Press Release: VFS Now Has 160 Corporate Members

Press Release: VFS Now Has 160 Corporate Members

  • 08 Oct 2021 08:25 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, reports today that it has continued to experience record growth, propelled largely by the continued expansion of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) / advanced air mobility (AAM) aircraft developments around the world. 

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Virtual Meetings — Continuing to Serve

Virtual Meetings — Continuing to Serve

  • 25 Sep 2021 04:24 AM
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As we journey through the second year of precautionary measures related to COVID-19, the Vertical Flight Society continues to provide webinars on relevant vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) and electric VTOL (eVTOL) developments to keep members learning and actively engaged.

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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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Jaunt’s Journey

Jaunt’s Journey

  • 05 Sep 2021 09:49 AM
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Whether it’s a short jaunt or a longer journey, one eVTOL start-up is taking the road less traveled to make vertical flight more accessible to the common man.

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Canada and Quebec Fund

Canada and Quebec Fund "Green" Aerospace Initiatives

  • 02 Sep 2021 01:14 PM
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On July 15, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier François Legault announced financial assistance to three leading Canadian aerospace companies to support the development of “green” aerospace technologies that will increase employment and aerospace exports.

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