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Volocopter Raises €200 Million in Series D Funding Round

Volocopter Raises €200 Million in Series D Funding Round

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), announced the signing of their Series D funding round, raising €200 million in additional capital. Cumulatively, Volocopter has raised €322 million. The funding will be used to solidify Volocopter’s leading position in the UAM market by bringing the VoloCity, the battery-powered air taxi for cities, to certification… Read more »

Source: Volocopter, 04-Mar-21

EHang Supports Chinese National Transportation Network Plan

EHang Supports Chinese National Transportation Network Plan

On February 24, 2021, China’s State Council issued guidelines for the development of a comprehensive transportation network by 2035. Entitled “Guidelines of the National Comprehensive Transportation Network Plan” (the “Guidelines”), this important national strategic initiative advocates for the development of a modern, high-quality and intelligent transportation network. In particular, it calls for further research and… Read more »

Source: EHang, 02-Mar-21

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EHang explores coastal Urban Air Mobility with first over-water EH216 flights

EHang explores coastal Urban Air Mobility with first over-water EH216 flights

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced that it recently successfully completed the first trial flights of EH216 over the sea of Southern China. The flights started from Hengqin New District and ended in Dong Ao Island in Zhuhai City. Dong Ao… Read more »

Source: EHang, 01-Mar-21

Archer commits Urban Air Mobility Network In Los Angeles by 2024

Archer commits Urban Air Mobility Network In Los Angeles by 2024

California-based Archer, who are designing and developing electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL), today announced their commitment to launching their first Urban Air Mobility (UAM) network in Los Angeles by 2024. Archer is excited to explore the potential for UAM to address some of Southern California’s mobility challenges and provide a new option for… Read more »

Source: Archer Aviation, 01-Mar-21

EHang Wins Urban Air Mobility Call from Paris

EHang Wins Urban Air Mobility Call from Paris

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, has been selected as a key member of the Re.Invent Air Mobility initiative out of 150 applications from 25 countries to build the future urban air mobility (UAM) ecosystem in the capital Paris region of France,… Read more »

Source: EHang, 23-Feb-21

How EHang Pioneers the Future of Urban Air Mobility

How EHang Pioneers the Future of Urban Air Mobility

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today invites its founder, Mr. Huazhi Hu, to explain EHang’s mission, technological advancements, as well as his thoughts on a report by a short-seller, Wolfpack Research, dated February 16, 2021. Question 1:        Why did you start EHang?… Read more »

Source: EHang, 22-Feb-21

Garmin Integrated Flight Deck Selected by Joby Aviation

Garmin Integrated Flight Deck Selected by Joby Aviation

Garmin G3000® integrated flight deck to Joby Aviation for its revolutionary all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, which is expected to commence commercial operations in 2024. Garmin has decades of experience deploying certified avionics solutions to new markets and this is continued with the touchscreen G3000 integrated flight deck for eVTOL aircraft in the… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 17-Feb-21

EHang joins European Union project to demo Urban Air Mobility

EHang joins European Union project to demo Urban Air Mobility

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company with about 10,000 incident-free flights, announced membership in the Air Mobility Urban – Large Experimental Demonstration (“AMU-LED”) project, one of the largest European demonstrations of Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”). The AMU-LED project was initiated by the… Read more »

Source: EHang, 25-Jan-21

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EHang to Provide UAM Services in Hengqin New Area in Zhuhai, China

EHang to Provide UAM Services in Hengqin New Area in Zhuhai, China

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced strategic partnerships with Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Pan-Tourism Development Co., Ltd., Zhuhai Huafa Sports Operations Management Co., Ltd. and Flying World (Zhuhai) Technology Co., Ltd. to jointly initiate Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”) operations for aerial… Read more »

Source: EHang, 20-Jan-21

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Volocopter Launches Campaign to Bring Electric Air Taxi Services to U.S. Cities

Volocopter Launches Campaign to Bring Electric Air Taxi Services to U.S. Cities

Volocopter, the German air taxi start-up and “Pioneer of Urban Air Mobility (UAM),” announced  that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has positively accepted their application for concurrent Type Certificate validation on 22 December 2020. This sets the basis for Volocopter to bring their electric air taxi services to the American market. Volocopter is the first… Read more »

Source: Volocopter, 19-Jan-21

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Volocopter Commits to Launch Air Taxi Services in Singapore

Volocopter Commits to Launch Air Taxi Services in Singapore

Volocopter, the pioneer in Urban Air Mobility (UAM), announced its commitment today to launch air taxi services in Singapore after two years of close collaboration with the city. Working together with the Economic Development Board of Singapore (EDB) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), Volocopter plans to make air taxi services a reality… Read more »

Source: Volocopter, 05-Jan-21

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EHang 216 Receives Long-term Trial Flight Permit across Austria National Airspace

EHang 216 Receives Long-term Trial Flight Permit across Austria National Airspace

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company achieved a significant milestone on the path to offering Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”) services worldwide. On December 9, the Civil Aviation Authority of Austria issued a trial flight permit for the EH216 passenger-grade AAV. The permit… Read more »

Source: EHang, 17-Dec-20

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EHang completes Korean demo tour

EHang completes Korean demo tour

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company announced that its two-seater passenger-grade AAV, EHang 216 has completed its maiden flights in three Korean locations – Seoul, Daegu, and Jeju Island. This flight tour signifies the starting point to explore the UAM market in… Read more »

Source: EHang, 26-Nov-20

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Volatus Aerospace Expands Offering in Drone Services and Training Capabilities

Volatus Aerospace Expands Offering in Drone Services and Training Capabilities

Volatus Aerospace, a fast-growing integrated provider of unmanned aircraft and drone services, has reached an agreement to to increase its stakes to 100% ownership in three established drone training and services providers, namely M3 Drone Training Zone Inc. and M3 Drone Services Ltd. of Winnipeg, MB and Skygate Videography Inc. of Summerside, PEI. Originally founded… Read more »

Source: TRAXXALL, 02-Nov-20

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Uavos Continues To Implement Its Unmanned Aircraft Conversion Program

Uavos Continues To Implement Its Unmanned Aircraft Conversion Program

UAVOS has started testing its converted UVH-500 delivery unmanned aerial system (UAS). Designed to compete in an advanced long distance and intercity transportation segment of the UAV delivery market, long – range heavy – lift UVH-500 UAS is based on the piloted CH7 helicopter platform. The trial involves testing of the air basic aircraft systems,… Read more »

Source: UAVOS, 30-Oct-20

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EHang to benefit as China approves Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones

EHang to benefit as China approves Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”) recently announced the first Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones (“UCAEZs”) to solidify China’s global leadership in developing an unmanned civil aviation industry. The list of UCAEZs covers as many as 13 cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Hezhou, Hangzhou, Zigong, Anyang, Nanjing, Tianjin, Yulin, Shenyang, Dongying, Anqing and Ganzhou. As… Read more »

Source: EHang, 30-Oct-20

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Volocopter and Lufthansa Industry Solutions cooperate to build VoloIQ

Volocopter and Lufthansa Industry Solutions cooperate to build VoloIQ

Volocopter, the pioneer in Urban Air Mobility (UAM), announced today a cooperation with Lufthansa Industry Solutions. Together they are building Volocopter’s proprietary intelligent and integrated “Urban Air Mobility Software Platform” that will run on Microsoft Azure: VoloIQ. It offers complete digital visibility of the complex UAM ecosystem in real-time. Using artificial intelligence, VoloIQ will enable… Read more »

Source: Volocopter, 30-Oct-20

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Volocopter to full-scale eVTOL in Paris

Volocopter to full-scale eVTOL in Paris

In the current context of environmental transition in air transport, economic recovery, and urban densification, Paris region, Groupe ADP and RATP Group aim to develop an urban air mobility industry branch, with a focus on the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL). The partners have therefore decided to bring together all the conditions to make… Read more »

Source: Volocopter, 02-Oct-20

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Japan Airlines and Volocopter Sign Agreement

Japan Airlines and Volocopter Sign Agreement

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Volocopter GmbH (Volocopter) entered into a cooperation agreement to promote the development of the Urban Air Mobility industry for next generation air transportation options of passengers and goods. In February 2020, Japan Airlines Innovation Fund invested in Volocopter, which is aiming to create and bring next-generation electrically powered air taxis and… Read more »

Source: Volocopter, 02-Oct-20

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Volocopter offers reservations for commercial flights

Volocopter offers reservations for commercial flights

At Greentech Festival in Berlin, Volocopter, the pioneer of Urban Air Mobility (UAM), announced that the world’s first public sale for electrical air taxi flight reservations has started. Effective immediately, Volocopter fans world-wide can reserve their tickets online and be amongst the very first to take this new form of mobility. The VoloFirst costs €300 and can… Read more »

Source: Volocopter, 21-Sep-20

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Honeywell Unveils Next-Generation Avionics Lab for UAS and UAM

Honeywell Unveils Next-Generation Avionics Lab for UAS and UAM

A new research and development lab built by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is demonstrating the company’s technological capabilities in both hardware and software for the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and urban air mobility (UAM) markets. The lab, which resembles a conceptual UAM vehicle flight deck with real hardware, is the first of its kind to demonstrate… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 07-Sep-20

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EHang Drives Forward UAM Implementation in Europe

EHang Drives Forward UAM Implementation in Europe

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company announced the latest progress of implementing a trial UAM operation in Austria’s third largest city of Linz, the first of its kind in Europe, under its UAM pilot city partnership with Linz AG. At the recent… Read more »

Source: EHang, 18-Aug-20

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Honeywell Paves The Way To Bring Autonomous Landing Capabilities To Urban Air Mobility

Honeywell Paves The Way To Bring Autonomous Landing Capabilities To Urban Air Mobility

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has begun in-flight testing of sensors that will guide urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles to land without pilot intervention. Aircraft involved in the testing are outfitted with Honeywell sensors and include cameras that analyze visual markings resembling QR codes, which help guide the vehicle to a designated landing spot. This is a… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 26-Jun-20

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Ehang supports Urban Air Mobility themed hotel

Ehang supports Urban Air Mobility themed hotel

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with LN Holdings (000524.SZ), a Shenzhen-listed tourism platform company, to further commercialize its AAVs by integrating Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”) solutions into the latter’s hotel/tourism businesses. This collaboration will… Read more »

Source: EHang, 22-May-20

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Frost & Sullivan Presents the Evolving UAM Landscape Up to 2040

Frost & Sullivan Presents the Evolving UAM Landscape Up to 2040

The influx of established aerospace, automotive and technology companies into the urban air mobility (UAM) market, backed by technological advancements and government initiatives, is expected to drive the air taxi market. Air taxi operations are forecast to commence in 2022 in the Middle East and grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 45.9%… Read more »

13-Dec-19

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