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Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Directory Hits 700 Concepts

Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Directory Hits 700 Concepts

  • 18 Aug 2022 09:35 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, announces today that the number of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft concepts being tracked in its World eVTOL Aircraft Directory has now exceeded 700 designs from nearly 350 companies and innovators worldwide. The directory is part of the VFS Electric VTOL News website, www.eVTOL.news, the world’s oldest and most extensive online resource on eVTOL aircraft and technology. Nearly every leading eVTOL company is a member of VFS, which has more than 175 corporate members worldwide.

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Composite-FX Reveals Electric XE-Volt Mosquito Helicopter

Composite-FX Reveals Electric XE-Volt Mosquito Helicopter

  • 02 Aug 2022 10:34 AM
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Composite-FX (CFX) revealed a battery-electric version of its popular XE Mosquito helicopter at EAA AirVenture four days after it made its first flight at the company factory in Trenton, Florida, on July 21, 2022.

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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 Electric CTOL Demonstrator

NASA’s Electric CTOL Demonstrator

  • 06 Jul 2022 09:57 PM
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NASA’s X-57 Maxwell experimental aircraft is testing a commercial four-seat Italian Tecnam P2006T modified as an electric conventional takeoff and landing (eCTOL) aircraft.

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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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