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SAMAD’s 50% eVTOL Demos

SAMAD’s 50% eVTOL Demos

  • 11 Sep 2021 03:39 PM
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SAMAD Aerospace, headquartered at Cranfield Airport in the UK, completed hover tests for its second prototype eVTOL eStarling aircraft at the end of July.

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XPeng’s X2

XPeng’s X2

  • 11 Sep 2021 02:53 PM
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Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, XPeng Motors, unveiled what it calls its “fifth-generation flying vehicle,” the X2, on July 16, reported the Chinese electric vehicle news site, CnEVPost.com.

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Whisper Aero Silently Comes out of Stealth

Whisper Aero Silently Comes out of Stealth

  • 11 Sep 2021 02:43 PM
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As Uber Elevate was transitioning to Joby last year (see “Joby Transitions,” Vertiflite, Jan/Feb 2021), Elevate co-founder Mark Moore founded startup Whisper Aero, along with Ian Villa (Elevate’s head of strategy and system simulation) as chief operating officer (COO) and chief product officer (CPO) and Jacek Kawecki (Elevate’s vehicle components lead) as mechanical design lead.

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NASA Announces New AAM Partners

NASA Announces New AAM Partners

  • 10 Sep 2021 10:18 PM
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In July, NASA announced that it had signed agreements with 13 companies and a university for the agency’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National Campaign (NC).

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Urban Aero’s Sleek New H2eVTOL Design

Urban Aero’s Sleek New H2eVTOL Design

  • 10 Sep 2021 10:14 PM
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Under the leadership of new CEO Nimrod Golan-Yanay, Yavne, Israel-based Urban Aeronautics has unveiled a stylish new makeover of its CityHawk eVTOL.

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Skyworks Picks Eagle Technologies

Skyworks Picks Eagle Technologies

  • 10 Sep 2021 09:21 PM
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Skyworks Aeronautics Corp. announced in July that it had selected Newport News, Virginia-based Eagle Technologies, LLC, to design and fabricate the rotor system for the Skyworks’ eGyro electrically powered gyrodyne.

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Rotor X Goes Electric

Rotor X Goes Electric

  • 10 Sep 2021 09:13 PM
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On June 29, Rotor X Aircraft Manufacturing Company unveiled a design for a six-seat, all-electric, quad-rotor helicopter called the eTransporter, which the company says is ideal for air taxi operations, package delivery, search and rescue, personnel recovery and medevac operations.

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Lilium Makes Progress

Lilium Makes Progress

  • 10 Sep 2021 01:50 PM
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Lilium had a series of announcements over the past few months.

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XTI + Xeriant = $10M

XTI + Xeriant = $10M

  • 10 Sep 2021 01:43 PM
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On June 9, Xeriant, Inc., a new aerospace technology and advanced materials holding company, announced that it had signed a definitive joint venture agreement with Englewood, Colorado-based XTI Aircraft Company.

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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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