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Elroy Air Reveals Chaparral C1, 500+ Orders

Elroy Air Reveals Chaparral C1, 500+ Orders

  • 28 Feb 2022 03:37 PM
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In Jan. 26, Elroy Air unveiled the Chaparral C1, a pre-production hybrid-electric VTOL drone for autonomous cargo delivery (see also “TVF2022: Vehicles and Volts”).

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Boeing Backs Wisk

Boeing Backs Wisk

  • 28 Feb 2022 03:36 PM
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The Boeing Company will back Wisk Aero with an additional $450M in funding and provide technical and regulatory expertise to the California-based eVTOL developer.

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Zuri Reveals New Hybrid-Electric VTOL

Zuri Reveals New Hybrid-Electric VTOL

  • 28 Feb 2022 03:33 PM
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In a YouTube video on Jan. 20, Zuri unveiled a new version of its hybrid eVTOL aircraft.

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Overair Initiates Propulsion Tests, Partnership

Overair Initiates Propulsion Tests, Partnership

  • 28 Feb 2022 03:30 PM
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On Jan. 20, Overair announced that it had commenced its ground test program to evaluate the full-scale propulsion system for the Butterfly eVTOL quad tiltrotor aircraft in the desert northeast of Los Angeles.

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Urban-Air Port and Skyportz  Expand Vertiport Plans

Urban-Air Port and Skyportz Expand Vertiport Plans

  • 28 Feb 2022 03:28 PM
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On Jan. 19, Urban-Air Port (UAP), a UK-based startup, announced that it secured an investment from Supernal, the AAM subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Group, to advance the development of AAM networks.

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AutoFlight Aiming at EASA Certification

AutoFlight Aiming at EASA Certification

  • 28 Feb 2022 02:52 PM
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AutoFlight announced on Jan. 18 that it had re-established a team in Germany that will focus on accelerating efforts to certify its Prosperity I eVTOL aircraft.

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Lift Off for ZEVA Zero

Lift Off for ZEVA Zero

  • 28 Feb 2022 02:49 PM
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ZEVA Aero, an eVTOL developer based in Tacoma, Washington, announced on Jan. 13 that it has completed the maiden untethered test flight of the full-scale ZEVA Zero.

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Savback and Dufour Partner for Scandinavia

Savback and Dufour Partner for Scandinavia

  • 28 Feb 2022 02:46 PM
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Savback Helicopters of Sweden has signed a distribution agreement with Switzerland-based Dufour Aerospace, the two companies announced on Jan. 11.

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Bellwether eVTOL Takes Flight

Bellwether eVTOL Takes Flight

  • 28 Feb 2022 02:42 PM
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On Jan. 12, the UK-based eVTOL developer Bellwether Industries released a video of the maiden flight of a half-scale “Antelope” aircraft, which uses four ducted, embedded fans. The flight was one of eight test flights the company conducted in November in Dubai and follows a year of indoor tethered flights.

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New EHang Aircraft Order, Ops

New EHang Aircraft Order, Ops

  • 28 Feb 2022 02:33 PM
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EHang announced on Dec. 23 that it had received the inaugural order for its winged VT-30 autonomous aerial vehicle, and continued to list orders made throughout January 2022.

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