UAM

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

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

Volocopter and Skyports to conduct feasibility study in Malaysia

Volocopter and Skyports to conduct feasibility study in Malaysia

22-Jul-2021Source: Volocopter

Malaysia Airports announced that it has signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Skyports, the world-leading designer and operator of vertiport infrastructure for electric air taxis, and Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM). As a first step, the parties will combine their distinct aerospace and aviation expertise to conduct a feasibility study... Read more

Wisk publishes new evidence in Archer trade secret case

Wisk publishes new evidence in Archer trade secret case

21-Jul-2021Source: Wisk

Wisk Aero LLC (“Wisk”), the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company behind the first all-electric, self-flying air taxi in the U.S., has submitted a brief in support of its preliminary injunction motion to the San Francisco federal court [FOUND HERE]. The filing details newly-obtained documents and testimony from Archer demonstrating misappropriation of Wisk’s trade secrets “on a... Read more

EHang Announced Completion of EH216F’s Technical Examination by NFFE

EHang Announced Completion of EH216F’s Technical Examination by NFFE

15-Jul-2021Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today announced it has successfully completed the technical examination of its EH216F AAV, the firefighting model, by the China National Fire-Fighting Equipment Quality Supervision Testing Center (“NFFE”) as entrusted by the Company. The NFFE is a... Read more

Eve UAM to collaborate with EDP on eVTOL infrastructure

Eve UAM to collaborate with EDP on eVTOL infrastructure

15-Jul-2021Source: Eve Urban Air Mobility

Embraer´s Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions (“Eve”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Brazilian operation of EDP, a multinational energy leader, to collaborate on Urban Air Mobility (UAM). Both companies will cooperate on the research of operational models for charging infrastructure solutions needed for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to begin... Read more

EHang Partners with Globalvia to develop UAM

EHang Partners with Globalvia to develop UAM

14-Jul-2021Source: EHang

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 into a strategic partnership with Globalvia, a world leader in the management of transport infrastructure concessions, on urban air mobility (“UAM”). Both parties will promote, develop and implement the operation of AAVs to... Read more

CAE to develop training program for Volocopter

CAE to develop training program for Volocopter

8-Jul-2021Source: Volocopter

CAE, a global leader in aviation training, and Volocopter, a leading pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), announced today the signing of a strategic partnership, subject to definitive agreement, to develop, certify, and deploy an innovative pilot training program for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) operations. A first in the industry, this eVTOL pilot training... Read more

Volocopter Secures Production Organisation Approval

Volocopter Secures Production Organisation Approval

7-Jul-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), announced that it has secured Production Organisation Approval (POA) in compliance with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA Part 21G). The company is acquiring its long-standing, trusted partner in innovation and production, DG Flugzeugbau, a global leader in composite aircraft production. Through this acquisition, Volocopter is... Read more

Eve Urban Air Mobility collaborates with Skyports on vertiports in Asia and Americas

Eve Urban Air Mobility collaborates with Skyports on vertiports in Asia and Americas

5-Jul-2021Source: Skyports

Embraer’s Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions, Inc. (Eve) and leading vertiport company Skyports have formed a partnership to develop urban air mobility (UAM) solutions, with a focus on vehicle-vertiport operations in early adopter markets in Asia and the Americas. The agreement extends the relationship between the two organizations, which began in early 2020 while Eve was... Read more

Volocopter Flies at Paris Air Forum

Volocopter Flies at Paris Air Forum

23-Jun-2021

The pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), Volocopter, flew their Volocopter 2X electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at Le Bourget Airfield during the Paris Air Forum. With both, the flight demonstration of their Volocopter 2X and the VoloCity model onsite, the German UAM developer demonstrated the progress they are making to introduce eVTOL... Read more

EHang 216 AAV Conducted Trial Flights in Japan

EHang 216 AAV Conducted Trial Flights in Japan

8-Jun-2021Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced today its flagship passenger-grade AAV EHang 216 successfully performed its maiden Japan unmanned and autonomous trial flight to showcase safe, autonomous, eco-friendly urban air mobility (“UAM”) solutions. Ahead of the trial flight, the EHang 216... Read more

VoloConnect: Expanding Volocopter’s Coverage of the Urban Air Mobility Ecosystem

VoloConnect: Expanding Volocopter’s Coverage of the Urban Air Mobility Ecosystem

28-May-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), unveiled its newest aircraft, VoloConnect, at EBACE Connect. This electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) is designed to connect suburbs to cities and complements the company’s existing family of aircraft for the intra-city mission. VoloConnect’s distinctive hybrid lift and push design is expected to achieve certification within the... Read more

EHang Reveals Long-Range VT-30 AAV

EHang Reveals Long-Range VT-30 AAV

27-May-2021Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today revealed its new type of electric passenger-grade AAV “VT-30”, the first in EHang’s product suite that is designed for inter-city transporation. With a hybrid structure, VT-30 is designed to travel a distance of up to... Read more

EASA publishes results of first EU study on UAM acceptance

EASA publishes results of first EU study on UAM acceptance

19-May-2021Source: EASA

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published results of the first study conducted in the European Union on Urban Air Mobility, showing that the majority of those questioned broadly welcome the prospect of services such as air taxis, air ambulances and drone deliveries but have concerns about potential issues such as safety, security, noise... Read more

Blade becomes first publicly traded Urban Air Mobility company

Blade becomes first publicly traded Urban Air Mobility company

12-May-2021Source: BLADE Urban Air Mobility

BLADE Urban Air Mobility, Inc., a technology-powered air mobility company, announced the completion of its business combination with Experience Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: EXPC, “EIC”), a NASDAQ listed special purpose acquisition company sponsored by KSL Capital Partners. The combined holding company will change its legal name to Blade Air Mobility, Inc. (the “Blade HoldCo”) and Blade... Read more

EHang to participate at upcoming Investor Conferences

EHang to participate at upcoming Investor Conferences

12-May-2021Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (“EHang” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EH), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, today announced that its management team is scheduled to present or host meetings with institutional investors at the following virtual investor conferences. May 12, 2021, the Inaugural Morgan Stanley eVTOL/UAM Summit with a Fireside Chat. May... Read more

EHang Promoted UAM Applications at the Digital China Summit

EHang Promoted UAM Applications at the Digital China Summit

6-May-2021Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”) successfully showcased Urban Air Mobility while attending the Fourth Digital China Summit from April 25 to April 29 in Fuzhou, China. This summit is hosted by Cyberspace Administration of China, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration... Read more

EHang sets up fourth city partner in Europe

EHang sets up fourth city partner in Europe

5-May-2021Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (“EHang” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EH), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced that it established a strategic partnership with Zaragoza in Spain. As EHang’s newly-added forth urban air mobility (“UAM”) pilot city partner in Europe, Zaragoza follows Seville and Llíria in Spain, and Linz in Austria. According... Read more

Blade Secures Up to 20 BETA Technologies eVTOL for 2024 delivery

Blade Secures Up to 20 BETA Technologies eVTOL for 2024 delivery

3-May-2021Source: BLADE Urban Air Mobility

Blade Urban Air Mobility, Inc. (“Blade” or the “Company”), a technology-powered urban air mobility platform, announced a binding agreement to secure up to 20 BETA Technologies (“BETA”) ALIA Electric Vertical Aircraft (“EVA”) for purchase by its network of operators, subject to certain conditions. The agreement includes a commitment for Blade operators, or third-party financing sources... Read more

Blade Restarts Service Between Manhattan and NYCAirports

Blade Restarts Service Between Manhattan and NYCAirports

30-Apr-2021Source: BLADE Urban Air Mobility

BLADE Urban Air Mobility, Inc. (“Blade”), which recently announced a business combination with special purpose acquisition company Experience Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: EXPC), has announced the relaunch of its New York Airport service starting June 1, 2021, providing air connectivity between Manhattan and John F. Kennedy Airport (“JFK”). Initially launched in 2019, the shared helicopter flight... Read more

Volocopter makes first steps into China

Volocopter makes first steps into China

21-Apr-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, and the global mobility technology group, Geely Technology Group, presented Volocopter’s electric air taxi, the 2X, for the first time in China at Geely’s booth at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition 2021. The companies are highlighting their cooperation and aim to introduce urban air mobility to the Chinese market and give visitors the... Read more

Volocopter Publishes Roadmap for UAM in Cities

Volocopter Publishes Roadmap for UAM in Cities

26-Mar-2021Source: Volocopter

Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility, published a white paper “The Roadmap to Scalable Urban Air Mobility” outlining what is needed to operate the full ecosystem enabling urban air mobility. As the first and only electric air taxi developer with Design Organisation Approval by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Volocopter moves swiftly... Read more

US Navy & US Marines Unveil How They Will Buy and Operate Future Pilotless Aircraft and Crewless Ships

US Navy & US Marines Unveil How They Will Buy and Operate Future Pilotless Aircraft and Crewless Ships

25-Mar-2021Source: USNI

Aviation Machinist Mate 2nd Class Samantha Stluka, left, and Aviation Electrician 2nd Class Wyatt Cutchen, both assigned to the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, perform maintenance on a MQ-8B unmanned helicopter on the flight deck of the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), May 14, 2020. See Full Story. ... Read more

USAF makes grant to review hybrid electric options for eVTOL

USAF makes grant to review hybrid electric options for eVTOL

23-Mar-2021Source: LiquidPiston

LiquidPiston, Inc., a developer of advanced rotary internal combustion engines, announced today the adaptation of its X-Engine technology for the United States Air Force to use in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) as well as “orbs” – urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles designed to carry people and cargo around. The X-Engine, a next-generation rotary diesel engine,... Read more

Volocopter Raises €200 Million in Series D Funding Round

Volocopter Raises €200 Million in Series D Funding Round

4-Mar-2021Source: Volocopter

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

EHang Supports Chinese National Transportation Network Plan

EHang Supports Chinese National Transportation Network Plan

2-Mar-2021Source: EHang

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

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

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

1-Mar-2021Source: EHang

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

Archer commits Urban Air Mobility Network In Los Angeles by 2024

Archer commits Urban Air Mobility Network In Los Angeles by 2024

1-Mar-2021Source: Archer Aviation

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

EHang Wins Urban Air Mobility Call from Paris

EHang Wins Urban Air Mobility Call from Paris

23-Feb-2021Source: EHang

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

How EHang Pioneers the Future of Urban Air Mobility

How EHang Pioneers the Future of Urban Air Mobility

22-Feb-2021Source: EHang

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

Garmin Integrated Flight Deck Selected by Joby Aviation

Garmin Integrated Flight Deck Selected by Joby Aviation

17-Feb-2021Source: Garmin

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

EHang joins European Union project to demo Urban Air Mobility

EHang joins European Union project to demo Urban Air Mobility

25-Jan-2021Source: EHang

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

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

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

20-Jan-2021Source: EHang

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

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

19-Jan-2021Source: Volocopter

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

Volocopter Commits to Launch Air Taxi Services in Singapore

Volocopter Commits to Launch Air Taxi Services in Singapore

5-Jan-2021Source: Volocopter

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

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

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

17-Dec-2020Source: EHang

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

EHang completes Korean demo tour

EHang completes Korean demo tour

26-Nov-2020Source: EHang

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

Volatus Aerospace Expands Offering in Drone Services and Training Capabilities

Volatus Aerospace Expands Offering in Drone Services and Training Capabilities

2-Nov-2020Source: TRAXXALL

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

Uavos Continues To Implement Its Unmanned Aircraft Conversion Program

Uavos Continues To Implement Its Unmanned Aircraft Conversion Program

30-Oct-2020Source: UAVOS

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

EHang to benefit as China approves Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones

EHang to benefit as China approves Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones

30-Oct-2020Source: EHang

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

Volocopter and Lufthansa Industry Solutions cooperate to build VoloIQ

Volocopter and Lufthansa Industry Solutions cooperate to build VoloIQ

30-Oct-2020Source: Volocopter

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

Volocopter to full-scale eVTOL in Paris

Volocopter to full-scale eVTOL in Paris

2-Oct-2020Source: Volocopter

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

Japan Airlines and Volocopter Sign Agreement

Japan Airlines and Volocopter Sign Agreement

2-Oct-2020Source: Volocopter

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

Volocopter offers reservations for commercial flights

Volocopter offers reservations for commercial flights

21-Sep-2020Source: Volocopter

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

Honeywell Unveils Next-Generation Avionics Lab for UAS and UAM

Honeywell Unveils Next-Generation Avionics Lab for UAS and UAM

7-Sep-2020Source: Honeywell

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

EHang Drives Forward UAM Implementation in Europe

EHang Drives Forward UAM Implementation in Europe

18-Aug-2020Source: EHang

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

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

26-Jun-2020Source: Honeywell

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

Ehang supports Urban Air Mobility themed hotel

Ehang supports Urban Air Mobility themed hotel

22-May-2020Source: EHang

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

Frost & Sullivan Presents the Evolving UAM Landscape Up to 2040

Frost & Sullivan Presents the Evolving UAM Landscape Up to 2040

13-Dec-2019

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

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