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EHang Partners with Tianxingjian on Scenic Flight Project

EHang Partners with Tianxingjian on Scenic Flight Project

29-Jun-2022Source: EHang

  EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today announced that it has received an initial purchase order for five units of EH216 AAVs from Tianxingjian Cultural Tourism Investment and Development LLC. (“Tianxingjian”), an affiliated enterprise of the Jishou city government in Hunan... Read more

Archer Appoints new Chief Operating Officer, UAM

Archer Appoints new Chief Operating Officer, UAM

16-Jun-2022Source: Archer Aviation

  Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR) today announced the appointment of Tom Anderson as Chief Operating Officer, Urban Air Mobility. In his role, Anderson will oversee and direct Archer’s planned UAM operations, primarily focused on establishing its commercial operating service. As Archer forges ahead towards a new era of sustainable air mobility, Anderson’s deep experience... Read more

Eve and Corporación América Airports plan to develop UAM solutions

Eve and Corporación América Airports plan to develop UAM solutions

14-Jun-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

In December 2021, a subsidiary of Eve Holding, Inc. (“Eve”) (NYSE: EVEX; EVEXW) and Corporación América Airports S.A. (NYSE: CAAP), the largest private-sector airport concession operator in the world by the number of airports, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) to design and integrate a service and support ecosystem for Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”) operations... Read more

Jetex And Volocopter Revolutionize Urban Air Mobility Model

Jetex And Volocopter Revolutionize Urban Air Mobility Model

14-Jun-2022Source: Jetex

  At EBACE 2022, Jetex and Volocopter sign a milestone strategic partnership agreement to define a safe and sustainable model of urban air mobility (UAM). Jetex, an award-winning leader in private aviation, and Volocopter, a pioneer in the world’s first-ever eVTOL suite of services, enter in a strategic partnership agreement to deploy and operate permanent,... Read more

Volocopter’s 4-Seater Aircraft Takes First Flight

Volocopter’s 4-Seater Aircraft Takes First Flight

9-Jun-2022Source: Volocopter

  At the UP.Summit, an annual gathering of leaders in transportation innovation hosted by investment firm UP.Partners, urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer Volocopter announced that it has achieved another milestone to bring UAM to life: its fixed-winged passenger aircraft, the VoloConnect, completed its first flight in May 2022. This accomplishment makes Volocopter the only eVTOL... Read more

Eve partners with Falcon Aviation Services for eVTOL in Dubai

Eve partners with Falcon Aviation Services for eVTOL in Dubai

7-Jun-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

  In April 2022, a subsidiary of Eve Holding, Inc. (“Eve” or the “Company”) (NYSE: EVEX; EVEXW) and Falcon Aviation Services (“Falcon”), a leading Business Aviation Services operator in the Middle East and Africa region, signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for up to 35 electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) aircraft. With deliveries expected... Read more

Eve partners with Porsche Consulting on future strategies

Eve partners with Porsche Consulting on future strategies

1-Jun-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

  Eve Holding, Inc. (“Eve”) (NYSE: EVEX; EVEXW), a leader in the development of next-generation Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”) solutions and a carve-out from Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”), announced that it has chosen Porsche Consulting, Inc. to help define the eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) supply chain, global manufacturing and logistics macro strategy. Considering advanced... Read more

EHang partners with CP Group to introduce UAM to Thailand

EHang partners with CP Group to introduce UAM to Thailand

31-May-2022Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. (“C.P. Group”), one of the largest conglomerates in Thailand, with an intent to establish a joint venture in Thailand for AAV sales and... Read more

Blade to acquire Monacair and two French heli operators

Blade to acquire Monacair and two French heli operators

23-May-2022Source: Blade Air Mobility

Blade Air Mobility, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLDE, “Blade”) a technology-powered global air mobility platform, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) through its wholly-owned European subsidiaries to acquire the asset-light commercial passenger transport activities of three urban air mobility operators in Europe: Monacair SAM, Héli Sécurité and another leading helicopter operator in... Read more

Volocopter Collaborates with Microsoft on VoloIQ Aerospace Cloud Project

Volocopter Collaborates with Microsoft on VoloIQ Aerospace Cloud Project

19-May-2022Source: Volocopter

  Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft to develop an aerospace cloud system in Microsoft Azure that will address the nascent cloud computing requirements for eVTOLs, UAM, and autonomous aviation. Once primed for commercial use, Azure will support the digital platform VoloIQ, the operating system for Volocopter’s... Read more

Zanite Acquisition Corp completes combination with Eve UAM LLC

Zanite Acquisition Corp completes combination with Eve UAM LLC

11-May-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Holding, Inc. (the “Company”), formerly known as Zanite Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: ZNTE, ZNTEU, ZNTEW) (“Zanite”), announced today that it has closed the previously announced business combination (the “transaction”) with Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve”), a leader in the development of next-generation Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”) solutions and a subsidiary of Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”). The transaction... Read more

Eve publishes Concept of Operations for UAM in Rio de Janeiro

Eve publishes Concept of Operations for UAM in Rio de Janeiro

9-May-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve”), an Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”) company, published today the Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for the future Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market in Rio de Janeiro. The document is a first for Brazil and brings together data and analyses that cover the perspective, points of attention and operational needs of eVTOL (electric vertical... Read more

Helinet partners with Urban Movement Labs to explore UAM in Los Angeles

Helinet partners with Urban Movement Labs to explore UAM in Los Angeles

5-May-2022Source: Helinet

  Helinet, an aviation service provider and a leader in implementing cutting-edge technology for a variety of aviation applications, announced its partnership with Urban Movement Labs (UML). Helinet joins UML’s growing roster of Urban Air Mobility Partnership members, and this collaboration will explore the future of air travel hand-in-hand with electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) manufacturers... Read more

Airbus and ITA Airways partner to develop urban air mobility in Italy

Airbus and ITA Airways partner to develop urban air mobility in Italy

5-May-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus and ITA Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on urban air mobility (UAM) in Italy. The two companies will explore the creation of tailored UAM services, by identifying strategic use cases for emission-free mobility solutions. The agreement foresees a joint approach toward local mobility stakeholders in order to onboard additional partners... Read more

NAAA cautions drone operators to steer clear of manned ag aircraft

NAAA cautions drone operators to steer clear of manned ag aircraft

25-Apr-2022Source: Ag Aircraft

As the nation enters the upcoming growing season, the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) is asking all unmanned aircraft (UA) operators to be mindful of low-altitude manned agricultural aircraft operations. Agricultural aviators treat 127 million acres of cropland in the United States each year and perform a variety of services that help farmers increase productivity... Read more

Eve and Thales enter partnership to develop eVTOL

Eve and Thales enter partnership to develop eVTOL

25-Apr-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC, an Embraer company, and Thales, a global technology leader providing solutions, services and products in the defense, aeronautics, space, transportation, digital identity, and security markets, have teamed up to support the development of Eve’s electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) in Brazil. The strategic partnership involves a series of joint studies... Read more

EASA issues world’s first design specifications for vertiports

EASA issues world’s first design specifications for vertiports

13-Apr-2022Source: EASA

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency published the world’s first guidance for the design of vertiports, the ground infrastructure needed for the safe operation of Urban Air Mobility services such as air taxis in locations across Europe, including in urban areas. The Prototype Technical Design Specifications for Vertiports offers guidance to urban planners and local... Read more

Virginia Flight Information Exchange Key to Future of UAS and AAM

Virginia Flight Information Exchange Key to Future of UAS and AAM

13-Apr-2022Source: Virginia Department of Aviation

The Unmanned Aerial Systems industry has been clear that the #1 factor holding back growth is a lack of clarity. Through FAA programs like Data Exchange and UAS Service Suppliers (USSes), the federal government is meeting its commitments to support the industry with regulations addressing operations in controlled airspace. Now, Virginia is helping to provide... Read more

Volocopter Conducts First Crewed eVTOL Flight in France

Volocopter Conducts First Crewed eVTOL Flight in France

31-Mar-2022Source: Volocopter

On 21 March 2022, Volocopter became a two-time pioneer as the first eVTOL developer to conduct both crewed and remotely piloted test flights in France. The crewed flights were part of a week-long urban air mobility (UAM) test campaign that will give Volocopter and its partners – Groupe ADP and RATP Group – key insights... Read more

UK consortium completes UAM Ops Concept for CAA

UK consortium completes UAM Ops Concept for CAA

24-Mar-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve”), an Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”) company, has announced the completion of the Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for airspace integration of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) in the UK. Led by Eve, the UK Air Mobility Consortium consists of global companies with expertise that span the aviation industry, including NATS, Heathrow Airport, London City... Read more

Eve and Acciona partner to develop sustainable UAM ecosystem

Eve and Acciona partner to develop sustainable UAM ecosystem

23-Mar-2022Source: Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC, an Embraer company, and Acciona, a global company leader in the provision of regenerative solutions for a decarbonized economy, today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the development of a global and sustainable Urban Air Mobility ecosystem. Under the terms of the partnership, upon the consummation of Eve’s business combination with Zanite... Read more

GlobalX signs LOI for 200 eVTOL aircraft from Eve

GlobalX signs LOI for 200 eVTOL aircraft from Eve

21-Mar-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve”), an Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”) company, and Global Crossing Airlines Group, Inc. (JET: NEO; JET.B: NEO JETMF: OTCQB) (“GlobalX”) have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to order up to 200 of Eve’s electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL). This potential sale is included in Eve’s current order backlog of up... Read more

Eve forms consortium for UAM operating concept in Miami-Dad County

Eve forms consortium for UAM operating concept in Miami-Dad County

18-Mar-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve”), an Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”) company, has formed a consortium of leading Urban Air Mobility (UAM) organizations and technology enablers, including Skyports, L3Harris Technologies, and the Community Air Mobility Initiative (CAMI) to develop a Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for UAM operations between Miami International Airport (MIA) and the Miami Beach Convention Center.  This... Read more

Asian Sky Media Introduces the First Asia-Pacific UAM Report

Asian Sky Media Introduces the First Asia-Pacific UAM Report

12-Mar-2022Source: Asian Sky Media

Asian Sky Media (ASM) announces the release of the first Asia-Pacific Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Report. As the leader in reporting and anticipating trends in business and general aviation in the region, Asian Sky Media’s new publication delivers in-depth knowledge for the growing UAM market in Asia including Greater China. This is a first for... Read more

Volocopter appoints new CEO

Volocopter appoints new CEO

12-Mar-2022Source: Volocopter

Dirk Hoke, former CEO of Airbus Defence & Space, was announced as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM) by the company’s Advisory Board, starting September 2022. He will follow Florian Reuter, who has led Volocopter from a five-person start-up to a 500-strong global company with unicorn... Read more

Airbus and The Helicopter Company expand partnership in Saudi Arabia

Airbus and The Helicopter Company expand partnership in Saudi Arabia

10-Mar-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus and The Helicopter Company (THC) have signed an agreement in order to continue expanding helicopter activities as well as to introduce urban air mobility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This comes as an additional step toward the co-creation of an Urban Air Mobility ecosystem in the Kingdom. The signing of this agreement is... Read more

Eve and Skyports partner for eVTOL ops in Japan

Eve and Skyports partner for eVTOL ops in Japan

18-Feb-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve”), an Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”) company, and Skyports Pte Ltd (“Skyports”), a leading infrastructure provider for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) passenger and cargo vehicles, today announced a partnership that will support the development of a new Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), including Urban Air Mobility (UAM),... Read more

Avair and HeliSpirit order up to 50 eVTOLs from Eve

Avair and HeliSpirit order up to 50 eVTOLs from Eve

18-Feb-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve”), an Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”) company, Aviair and HeliSpirit, part of the HM Consolidated group, today announced at the Singapore Airshow a partnership between Eve and HeliSpirit. The collaboration contemplates an order of up to 50 electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) with flights commencing from 2026 by Aviair or HeliSpirit.... Read more

Volocopter Expects to Generate SGD 4.18 billion for Singapore by 2030

Volocopter Expects to Generate SGD 4.18 billion for Singapore by 2030

15-Feb-2022Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), expects to deliver SGD 4.18 billion in cumulative economic benefits to Singapore by 2030. This is just one of the many benefits that Volocopter’s UAM services will bring to the city-state, according to its Singapore Roadmap released today. The document also shares details on the potential routes,... Read more

ACG to Finance Volocopter Fleet of Aircraft for USD 1 billion

ACG to Finance Volocopter Fleet of Aircraft for USD 1 billion

14-Feb-2022Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), and Aviation Capital Group LLC (ACG) have entered into an agreement in principle to develop financing solutions that will assist with the sale of Volocopter’s family of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for up to USD 1 billion. Deliveries are expected to commence once the... Read more

Eve formalizes the eVTOL Type Certification process with ANAC

Eve formalizes the eVTOL Type Certification process with ANAC

14-Feb-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve” or the “Company”), an Embraer company, today announced that it has formalized the process for obtaining a Type Certificate for its eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft with the Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – “ANAC”). In doing so, Eve has reaffirmed its commitment to... Read more

Jaunt Air Mobility plans Latin American market entry with Flapper

Jaunt Air Mobility plans Latin American market entry with Flapper

27-Jan-2022Source: Jaunt Air Mobility

Jaunt Air Mobility LLC (“Jaunt”) signed a Letter of Intent with on-demand aviation company, Flapper Tecnologia, S.A. (“Flapper”), to purchase Jaunt Journey electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. After a final agreement is signed, Jaunt will provide Flapper with up to 25 Jaunt Journey aircraft to grow Flapper’s on-demand Urban Air Mobility (UAM) fleet... Read more

Eve and Falko announce partnership to develop Global Operator Network

Eve and Falko announce partnership to develop Global Operator Network

14-Jan-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve”), an Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”) company, and Falko Regional Aircraft Limited (“Falko”), a global leader in commercial regional aircraft leasing, announced today a Letter of Intent which contemplates a potential order for 200 of Eve’s electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) and a commercial partnership to develop a global network of... Read more

Bellwether Industries Reveals Flight Footage in Public

Bellwether Industries Reveals Flight Footage in Public

13-Jan-2022Source: Bellwether Industries

Bellwether Industries, London-based urban air mobility (UAM) startup, has officially released its video of a free- flight test of the half-scale eVTOL model, responding to the growing interest from the public. Last year, Bellwether Industries made its debut at DroneX/Helitech, held in London, to showcase its prototype and introduce the concept of Volar, the derivative... Read more

Lessor Azorra signs for 200 eVTOL aircraft from Eve

Lessor Azorra signs for 200 eVTOL aircraft from Eve

10-Jan-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Air Mobility, an Embraer company, and Azorra, a longstanding partner and lessor of Embraer aircraft, signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to order up to 200 of Eve’s electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. This collaboration, in addition to the investor partnership announced today, confirms Azorra and Eve’s joint commitment to provide accessible... Read more

Eve to list on NYSE through business combination with Zanite Acquisition Corp

Eve to list on NYSE through business combination with Zanite Acquisition Corp

7-Jan-2022Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve”), a leader in the development of next-generation Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”) solutions, has entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Zanite Acquisition Corp. (“Zanite”) (Nasdaq: ZNTE, ZNTEU, ZNTEW), a special purpose acquisition company focused on the aviation sector. Upon closing of the transaction, Zanite will change its name to Eve... Read more

EHang Launches 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center

EHang Launches 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center

5-Jan-2022Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today announced that it has partnered with Guangzhou Development District Communications Investment Group Co., LTD (“GDDCI”) to jointly launch the 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center at the Innovation Park in Huangpu District, Guangzhou, China. This new Experience... Read more

Volocopter seeks development partners with launch of Voloport template

Volocopter seeks development partners with launch of Voloport template

16-Dec-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), unveiled a comprehensive VoloPort handbook for the physical infrastructure supporting electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft operations. This detailed handbook is a valuable resource for Volocopter partners building UAM infrastructure that guides readers through the design, construction, material use, infrastructure adaptability, and facility operations. The knowledge... Read more

Eve and Nautilus Aviation partner to develop UAM ops in Australia

Eve and Nautilus Aviation partner to develop UAM ops in Australia

7-Dec-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility, an Embraer company, and Nautilus Aviation, a division of Morris Group and Northern Australia’s largest helicopter operator, today announced a partnership focused on accelerating the development of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem in Australia. The partnership will see the introduction of Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) serving some... Read more

Blade India orders five Airbus H125 for network expansion

Blade India orders five Airbus H125 for network expansion

25-Nov-2021Source: Blade Air Mobility

Urban air mobility (UAM) company, BLADE India entered into a partnership with Airbus, to further expand its “on-demand” helicopter services. To meet the significant demand and response in India, BLADE will be inducting five new H125 to its fleet initially. The helicopters will be provided to operators by a GIFT-City based leasing company taking advantage... Read more

Volocopter and Kakao Mobility Partner on UAM Study in South Korea

Volocopter and Kakao Mobility Partner on UAM Study in South Korea

23-Nov-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, German urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, and Kakao Mobility (KM), South Korea’s largest mobility platform company, have inked a memorandum of understanding to conduct a feasibility study on introducing UAM in South Korea. The study will identify a list of potential commercial routes, operational capabilities, and business models necessary for a UAM service operator... Read more

Eve and Senna Brand create Eve-Senna eVTOL

Eve and Senna Brand create Eve-Senna eVTOL

19-Nov-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Air Mobility and Senna Brand announced a collaboration to develop the eVTOL Eve-Senna. The project symbolizes a vision of a sustainable future and innovation in the urban mobility market. The partnership also aims to contribute to the evolution of the future of mobility in Brazil and worldwide. The agreement comes as Eve, an organization... Read more

Volocopter carries out demo flights in Korea

Volocopter carries out demo flights in Korea

17-Nov-2021Source: Volocopter

German urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, Volocopter, conducted a crewed public test flight in front of hundreds of spectators at Incheon Airport in Seoul, South Korea. As part of the 2021 K-UAM Confex, the 5-minute flight trial covered approximately 3 kilometers and reached a maximum altitude of 50 meters and a maximum speed of 45... Read more

Varon Vehicles and Flapz to collaborate on eVTOL in Latin America

Varon Vehicles and Flapz to collaborate on eVTOL in Latin America

17-Nov-2021Source: Varon Vehicles

Varon Vehicles and Flapz announce the signature of an MoU to actively collaborate in promoting access of passengers, guests and users to their Urban Air Mobility services throughout different markets. Varon Vehicles is developing a new form of mobility infrastructure composed of company vertiports with virtual lanes over the low altitude city skies connecting them,... Read more

Hyundai creates Supernal subsidary for eVTOL projects

Hyundai creates Supernal subsidary for eVTOL projects

16-Nov-2021Source: Hyundai

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) is announcing today a new company called Supernal, LLC to take its future mobility vision forward. An evolution of its Urban Air Mobility Division, Supernal (the Company), will be the binding component of the Group’s future mobility vision. The Company is developing a family of electric air vehicles and convening... Read more

Volocopter Conducts South Korea’s First Crewed Public Air Taxi Test Flight

Volocopter Conducts South Korea’s First Crewed Public Air Taxi Test Flight

16-Nov-2021Source: Volocopter

German urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, Volocopter, has completed the first crewed public test flight with its 2X aircraft in Seoul, South Korea. It was the first ever crewed public test flight of a fully electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi in South Korea. The Republic’s Minister for Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MoLIT)... Read more

Eve collaborating with Wideroe for eVTOL solutions in Scandinavia

Eve collaborating with Wideroe for eVTOL solutions in Scandinavia

16-Nov-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Embraer’s Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions, Inc. (Eve), an Embraer company and Widerøe Zero signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This partnership aims to develop Urban Air Mobility (UAM) solutions, with a focus on the deployment of eVtol operations in Scandinavia. The relationship between the two organizations began in 2017 when Widerøe signed an order... Read more

Airbus to showcase product and service solutions at the first European Rotors

Airbus to showcase product and service solutions at the first European Rotors

11-Nov-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

European Rotors, the new rotorcraft exhibition in Cologne from 16-18 November, will enable Airbus Helicopters to reconnect with its customers, partners, suppliers, and other industry players in person. Showgoers will have the opportunity to stop by and learn all about the different initiatives launched by the Company to pioneer sustainable aerospace from the use of... Read more

Atlantia, Rome Airport and Volocopter to bring eVTOL to Italy

Atlantia, Rome Airport and Volocopter to bring eVTOL to Italy

29-Oct-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), the infrastructures’ holding company Atlantia and Aeroporti di Roma, the largest airport operator in Italy, announced their partnership today to bring electric air taxis to Rome. Alongside the Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) and ENAV, the companies are pushing for sustainable innovation in aviation. Urban air mobility... Read more

HT Aero Raises US$500+ Million in Series A Financing

HT Aero Raises US$500+ Million in Series A Financing

28-Oct-2021Source: HT Aero

HT Aero (Huitian, or the Company), an urban air mobility (UAM) company and an affiliate of XPeng Inc., today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with a consortium of investors to raise over US$500 million for its Series A capital funding. The funding round is led by IDG Capital, 5Y Capital and... Read more

Eve’s Urban Air Mobility simulation in Rio de Janeiro starts in November

Eve’s Urban Air Mobility simulation in Rio de Janeiro starts in November

26-Oct-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Embraer’s Eve Air Mobility will begin an Urban Air Mobility (UAM) simulation on November 8th, connecting Barra da Tijuca to the Tom Jobim International Airport – RIOgaleão. The initiative, which will use a helicopter, will be carried out in cooperation with strategic partners and government entities. The evaluation of the entire UAM ecosystem and the... Read more

Vertical Aerospace collaborates with Heathrow on future of UAM

Vertical Aerospace collaborates with Heathrow on future of UAM

25-Oct-2021Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), the global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, announces a collaboration with Heathrow Airport to explore how Vertical’s VA-X4 electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle could operate from Heathrow by the mid-2020s. The agreement between Heathrow and Vertical is a significant milestone for Britain’s zero-emissions aviation industry. Both... Read more

Volocopter Joins Osaka Roundtable to Bring UAM to Japan

Volocopter Joins Osaka Roundtable to Bring UAM to Japan

22-Oct-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), has joined the Osaka Roundtable, an institution eager to bring UAM to one of the busiest cities in Asia. As part of the engagement, the German eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) developer also committed to fly during the Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai. Together with long-term partner... Read more

Volocopter and Schwarzmüller collaborate on Mobile Vertipad

Volocopter and Schwarzmüller collaborate on Mobile Vertipad

21-Oct-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), and the Austrian vehicle manufacturer Schwarzmüller have partnered to create a new application for the classic transport trailer. Named the Mobile Vertipad, this trailer converts into a mobile take-off and landing platform for an electrically powered transport drone. This new innovative product was presented today at the... Read more

First Public Flight of Volocopter’s VoloDrone

First Public Flight of Volocopter’s VoloDrone

14-Oct-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter’s electric heavy-lift drone VoloDrone conducted its first public flight today at ITS World Congress 2021. Together with the international logistics leader DB Schenker, Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), demonstrated VoloDrone’s seamless integration into the logistics supply chain with an end-to-end cargo transport demonstration. The partners showed their significant progress together since... Read more

Eve and Avantto to develop eVTOL ops in Brazil and Latin America

Eve and Avantto to develop eVTOL ops in Brazil and Latin America

11-Oct-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility, LLC, an Embraer company, and Aviation Management Services – Serviços Aeronáuticos Ltda. (“Avantto”) have signed a Letter of Intention and today announced a partnership aimed at developing the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem in Latin America. This partnership includes an order for 100 of Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL)... Read more

Bristow partners with Eve to develop eVTOL AOC

Bristow partners with Eve to develop eVTOL AOC

30-Sep-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility, LLC, an Embraer company, and Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL), the global leader in vertical flight solutions, announced today a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to develop an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) for Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The partnership will develop an Urban Air Mobility (UAM)... Read more

Wisk expands technical expertise with two appointments

Wisk expands technical expertise with two appointments

27-Sep-2021Source: Wisk

Wisk Aero, a leading Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company and developer of the first all-electric, self-flying air taxi in the U.S., has expanded its technical expertise with the addition of two new industry leaders: Jonathan Lovegren as Head of Autonomy and Sumita Tandon as Head of Software. “Creating an entirely new type of aircraft that... Read more

Volocopter and Geely JV Orders 150 Volocopter Aircraft

Volocopter and Geely JV Orders 150 Volocopter Aircraft

27-Sep-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), and Aerofugia, a subsidiary of China’s innovation-driven group, Geely Technology Group, announced the finalization of their joint venture (JV) company to introduce UAM in China. Operating under Volocopter (Chengdu) Technology Co., LTD (Volocopter Chengdu), the JV has signed an agreement to purchase 150 Volocopter aircraft. Geely Holding... Read more

Bristow to order up to 100 eVTOL from Eve

Bristow to order up to 100 eVTOL from Eve

23-Sep-2021Source: Bristow

Eve Urban Air Mobility, LLC, an Embraer company, and Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL), the global leader in vertical flight solutions, announced today a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to develop an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) for Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The partnership will develop an Urban Air Mobility (UAM)... Read more

Urban-Air Ports partners with Hyundai to create 65 eVTOL hubs

Urban-Air Ports partners with Hyundai to create 65 eVTOL hubs

22-Sep-2021Source: Urban-Air Ports

UK start-up Urban-Air Port has announced a partnership with the Urban Air Mobility Division of Hyundai Motor Group to develop the blueprint and foundations for Urban Air Mobility infrastructure to meet the growing demand for autonomous airborne drones and electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) passenger vehicles. The goal is to meet the growing demand... Read more

Dutch university collaborates with Eve and Embraer on sustainability of UAM ops

Dutch university collaborates with Eve and Embraer on sustainability of UAM ops

22-Sep-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

People are on the move every day. Traveling is fundamental to people. However, mobility has consequences: cities can be noisy, crowded, and smog-prone. However, in relatively few places, the reality of what is available matches society’s aspirations for safe, clean, reliable, and inexpensive ways to get from A to B – and back. Environmentally friendly... Read more

Airbus reveals new CityAirbus

Airbus reveals new CityAirbus

22-Sep-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus has announced plans for a new CityAirbus at the Company’s first #AirbusSummit on “Pioneering Sustainable Aerospace” as the emerging Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market begins to firm up. Ushering in the next generation of CityAirbus, the fully electric vehicle is equipped with fixed wings, a V-shaped tail, and eight electrically powered propellers as part... Read more

EHang partners with Heli-Eastern for ops in Shenzhen

EHang partners with Heli-Eastern for ops in Shenzhen

20-Sep-2021

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Shenzhen East General Aviation (“HELI-EASTERN”). HELI-EASTERN is a major low-altitude general aviation carrier and helicopter service provider in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (“Greater Bay Area”) in China. It... Read more

Volocopter Partners with Urban Movement Labs

Volocopter Partners with Urban Movement Labs

20-Sep-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), announced that it has partnered with Los Angeles-based Urban Movement Labs (UML) to explore the application of Volocopter’s UAM solutions in the Los Angeles area. As part of Volocopter’s US market campaign, the company will also be present at CoMotion LA from 16-18 November 2021 for the... Read more

EHang completes BVLOS testing in Estonia

EHang completes BVLOS testing in Estonia

7-Sep-2021Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced its flagship passenger-grade AAV EHang 216 and Falcon logistics model have completed Beyond Visual Line of Sight (“BVLOS”) trial flights for airport transport and parcel delivery in Estonia under the European Union’s GOF 2.0 Integrated... Read more

Embraer’s Eve leads workgroup on use of UAM in Rio de Janeiro

Embraer’s Eve leads workgroup on use of UAM in Rio de Janeiro

3-Sep-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility (“Eve”), an Embraer spinoff, is cooperating with strategic partners and government entities for the development of a new concept of operations (CONOPS) for the future market of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) taking place in Rio de Janeiro. The objective is to convert the acquired knowledge into a working data and analysis... Read more

Archer Expands Business Leadership Team

Archer Expands Business Leadership Team

26-Aug-2021Source: Archer Aviation

California-based Archer Aviation Inc. (“Archer” or the “Company”), a leading Urban Air Mobility company and developer of all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (“eVTOL”) aircraft, announced two new hires: Tosha Perkins, who has joined the company as Chief People Officer and Andy Missan, who has joined as Chief Legal Officer. In her role, Perkins will manage hiring... Read more

Archer partners with Reef for city UAM landing sites

Archer partners with Reef for city UAM landing sites

25-Aug-2021Source: Archer Aviation

California-based Archer Aviation Inc. (“Archer” or the “Company”), a leading developer of an Urban Air Mobility ecosystem and all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (“eVTOL”) aircraft, today announced it will work with REEF to develop plans for urban takeoff and landing sites. REEF, the largest operator of mobility and logistics hubs in the US, transforms urban... Read more

Embraer’s Eve and Ascent extend partnership

Embraer’s Eve and Ascent extend partnership

24-Aug-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility, LLC, an Embraer company, and Ascent Flights Global Ltd. announced a deepening of their partnership aimed at developing a robust Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem in the Asia Pacific region. Beginning in 2026, Eve will provide Ascent with up to 100,000 hours of flight time per year on its electrical vertical... Read more

Archer Adds to Leadership Team

Archer Adds to Leadership Team

12-Aug-2021Source: Archer Aviation

California-based Archer Aviation Inc. (“Archer” or the “Company”), a leading Urban Air Mobility company and developer of all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (“eVTOL”) aircraft, today announced the appointment of Ben Lu as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Ben will oversee the Company’s finances as Archer transitions to a public company following the completion of the... Read more

Wisk issues white paper on Social Acceptance of Advanced Air Mobility

Wisk issues white paper on Social Acceptance of Advanced Air Mobility

10-Aug-2021Source: Wisk

It can be hard to remember what life was like before we could put a phone in our pocket or search for information online. In the not-so-distant future, it will be hard to imagine what life was like before we could get across town in an air taxi. When we start using commodities and services... Read more

Eve and Flapper to develop UAM ops in Latin America

Eve and Flapper to develop UAM ops in Latin America

6-Aug-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions, Inc. (“Eve”), an Embraer company, and Flapper Tecnologia, S.A. (“Flapper”), an independent on-demand private aviation platform, today announced a partnership aimed at developing the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market in Latin America. The partnership will serve as a proof-of-concept (POC) for future regional operations of Eve’s electrical vertical takeoff and... Read more

Archer announces board nominees ahead of SPAC merger

Archer announces board nominees ahead of SPAC merger

6-Aug-2021Source: Archer Aviation

Archer Aviation Inc. (“Archer”), a leading Urban Air Mobility company and developer of all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) aircraft, and Atlas Crest Investment Corp. (“Atlas Crest”) (NYSE: ACIC) today announced Deborah Diaz, Maria Pinelli, and Fred Diaz as nominees for the post-closing board of directors. These nominations will add three additional diverse and seasoned... Read more

Volocopter demonstrates at EAA AirVenture

Volocopter demonstrates at EAA AirVenture

5-Aug-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), flew at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture 2021 in Wisconsin. The Volocopter 2X flight was the first ever public crewed test flight of a fully electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi in the US. This successful flight marks a key milestone in Volocopter’s plan... Read more

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