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The H2eVTOL Council's Pioneering Year

The H2eVTOL Council's Pioneering Year

  • 04 Jan 2022 10:18 AM
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The H2eVTOL Council is now comprised of almost 200 senior engineers and leaders from eVTOL developers, professional societies, universities and government agencies, with the goal to help mobilize the global aerospace community and adjacent industries toward the transformation of air mobility, powered by hydrogen.

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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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Commentary: Workforce — Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Too

Commentary: Workforce — Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Too

  • 22 Dec 2021 09:00 AM
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I’ve been appalled to hear and see some of the gender bias — even today, in the 2020s! — in our industry. As a white man, it’s been easy to think that civilized society has transcended some of the more puerile behavior, but listening more to women tell these stories as a common occurrence has been a wakeup call. 

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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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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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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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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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