Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace makes first flight of VX4 eVTOL

Vertical Aerospace makes first flight of VX4 eVTOL

27-Sep-2022

Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, saw its VX4 eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft take off from the ground for the very first time over the weekend. It becomes the first British company to start flight tests with a new aircraft in over... Read more

Vertical Aerospace and Hanwha to collaborate on Electric Mechanical Actuator

Vertical Aerospace and Hanwha to collaborate on Electric Mechanical Actuator

26-Jul-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

  Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”) [NYSE:EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, and Hanwha Aerospace, a leading aircraft engine and advanced machinery manufacturer, have agreed to establish a joint development program for the design, testing, manufacture and supply of the electromechanical actuators for Vertical’s VX4 electric aircraft. The scope includes tilt... Read more

Vertical Aerospace VX4 assembled and delivered from GKN

Vertical Aerospace VX4 assembled and delivered from GKN

26-Jul-2022Source: GKN

  GKN Aerospace has reached an important milestone in its partnership with Vertical Aerospace, (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL] a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero emissions aviation, by delivering the electrical wiring interconnection system (EWIS) and integration expertise for Vertical’s first flying prototype of the VX4 all-electric demonstrator aircraft. The VX4 is leveraging... Read more

Vertical Aerospace Appointments Former McLaren Automotive CEO to its Board

Vertical Aerospace Appointments Former McLaren Automotive CEO to its Board

20-Jul-2022

  Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero emissions aviation, announces the appointment of former McLaren Automotive CEO, Mike Flewitt, to the Board of Directors (the “Vertical Board”). An experienced leader in the world of automotive innovation and manufacturing, Mike further strengthens Vertical’s leadership team which draws... Read more

Vertical Aerospace and CAE partner on pilot training

Vertical Aerospace and CAE partner on pilot training

19-Jul-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

  Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation and CAE [NYSE: CAE, TSE: CAE], a market leader in flight simulation and training, today announced that CAE will be the pilot training partner for Vertical’s launch eVTOL aircraft, the VX4. CAE will design and develop a world-class... Read more

Vertical Aerospace and Babcock Partner to Explore New Variants for VX4

Vertical Aerospace and Babcock Partner to Explore New Variants for VX4

19-Jul-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

  Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero emissions aviation, today announces a partnership with Babcock International (Babcock) [LON: BAB], the aerospace, defence and security company to explore new applications for its VX4 eVTOL aircraft. The VX4 has proven demand in the passenger transportation markets from established... Read more

Vertical Aerospace secures pre-delivery payment from American Airlines

Vertical Aerospace secures pre-delivery payment from American Airlines

18-Jul-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

  Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, today announces that it has confirmed delivery slots and the commitment of associated pre-delivery payments with American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL). American has reserved delivery slots for the first 50 VX4 aircraft of its initial conditional pre-order of up... Read more

European corporate jet operator orders 50 VX4 eVTOL from Vertical Aerospace

European corporate jet operator orders 50 VX4 eVTOL from Vertical Aerospace

18-Jul-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

  Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering electric aviation, announces today that FLYINGGROUP, one of Europe’s leading business jet operators, has conditionally pre-ordered up to 50 VX4 aircraft. FLYINGGROUP, which began operations in Antwerp in 1995, operates from aircraft bases across Europe and the Middle East. Currently... Read more

British consortium to build world first AAM flight ecosystem

British consortium to build world first AAM flight ecosystem

18-Jul-2022Source: Atkins

Vertical Aerospace, Virgin Atlantic, Atkins, Skyports and NATS, along with Connected Places Catapult and leading academic institutions Cranfield University and WMG, University of Warwick, today announced the creation of the Advanced Mobility Ecosystem Consortium. Together, the organisations will develop key technology and infrastructure in a project that will significantly accelerate the introduction of AAM in... Read more

Vertical Aerospace and Molicel partner to power the VX4

Vertical Aerospace and Molicel partner to power the VX4

7-Jul-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

  Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero emissions aviation, announces a strategic partnership with E-One Moli Energy Corp (Molicel), a leading manufacturer of lithium-ion cells, to supply high power cylindrical cells for Vertical’s VX4 eVTOL aircraft. With today’s announcement, Vertical has now secured the supply of... Read more

Vertical Aerospace welcomes CAA signing up to SC-VTOL

Vertical Aerospace welcomes CAA signing up to SC-VTOL

20-Jun-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

  Vertical Aerospace Ltd. (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero emissions aviation, welcomes the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) announcement confirming use of Special Conditions (SC)-VTOL as the basis for the UK certification for new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, also used by the European Union... Read more

Vertical Aerospace expands eVTOL operations in Brazil with partnerships

Vertical Aerospace expands eVTOL operations in Brazil with partnerships

7-Jun-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

  A partnership of global leaders in aviation and airports announces its intention to explore the infrastructure requirements to bring eVTOL passenger flight to Brazil within this decade. The partnership includes: • Avolon, the world’s second largest aircraft leasing company; • Corporación América Airports [NYSE: CAAP], the largest global private sector airport operator by number... Read more

Vertical Aerospace announces further certification progress

Vertical Aerospace announces further certification progress

5-May-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, today announces further progress on its path to certification, including the appointment of the former European Union Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) Certification Director, Trevor Woods, as Director – Regulatory Affairs. Concurrent EASA/CAA validation Vertical is also pleased to announce... Read more

Avolon exceeds pre-order commitments and places over 500  VX4 aircraft with leading airlines

Avolon exceeds pre-order commitments and places over 500 VX4 aircraft with leading airlines

12-Apr-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL] notes Avolon’s announcement today that it has exceeded its whole 500 unit pre-order of Vertical’s VX4 electric aircraft within nine months. Avolon, the world’s second largest aircraft lessor, pre-ordered 500 VX4s in June 2021, and as of today has placed all of these units, as well as an additional 50... Read more

Air Greenland plans Vertical Aerospace VX4 eVTOL ops in partnership with Avolon

Air Greenland plans Vertical Aerospace VX4 eVTOL ops in partnership with Avolon

24-Mar-2022Source: Avolon

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces that it has partnered with Air Greenland, the flag-carrier for Greenland, to bring zero-emissions travel to the region and help tackle the issue of climate change. Avolon and Air Greenland will partner to form a Working Group to assess the opportunity to commercialise zero-emissions air travel in the... Read more

Leonardo and Vertical Aerospace to collaboration on Fuselage Development Program

Leonardo and Vertical Aerospace to collaboration on Fuselage Development Program

14-Feb-2022Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”) (NYSE:EVTL), a leading aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, today announced that it has agreed a joint development program with Leonardo for the design, testing, manufacture and supply of the carbon composite fuselage for Vertical’s VX4 electric aircraft. Vertical and Leonardo will work together on optimising lightweight composite structures,... Read more

Vertical Aerospace appoints experienced independent board members

Vertical Aerospace appoints experienced independent board members

16-Nov-2021Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, today announced the appointment of two Independent Non-Executive Directors, Kathy Cassidy and Gur Kimchi, to Vertical’s Board of Directors, with Dómhnal Slattery becoming an advisor to Stephen Fitzpatrick, CEO and Chairman of Vertical. These appointments will be effective upon completion of... Read more

Airport operator Ferrovial to build 25 UK vertiports

Airport operator Ferrovial to build 25 UK vertiports

1-Nov-2021Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, today announced an agreement with Ferrovial, a leading global infrastructure operator, to cooperate on creating a network of 25 vertiports across the UK. Vertiports are dedicated sites that enable the take-off, landing and recharging of electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”)... Read more

Vertical Aerospace announces $205M in additional funding

Vertical Aerospace announces $205M in additional funding

1-Nov-2021Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, announces over $200 million in additional financing to support its path to scale production and certification of the VA-X4 electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Vertical is targeting the highest global certification for its VA-X4, which is expected to achieve... 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

Vertical Aerospace lobbies UK Gov’t to enable electric intercity flight by 2025

Vertical Aerospace lobbies UK Gov’t to enable electric intercity flight by 2025

20-Oct-2021Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), the global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering electric aviation, along with its partners Virgin Atlantic, Avolon, Heathrow Airport, Skyports, and NATS today released a white paper highlighting the benefits of Advanced Aerial Mobility (AAM). AAM is a future transport enabled by electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft flying from... Read more

Vertical Aerospace recruits new COO from Rolls-Royce

Vertical Aerospace recruits new COO from Rolls-Royce

12-Oct-2021Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), the aerospace and technology company that is pioneering electric aviation, announces the appointment of Harry Holt as Chief Operating Officer. The announcement further strengthens Vertical’s senior leadership team which is well-balanced and draws from industry leaders in the aviation, energy, engineering and technology sectors. Vertical has already received conditional pre-orders for a total... Read more

Vertical Aerospace hires test pilot from Joby Aviation

Vertical Aerospace hires test pilot from Joby Aviation

11-Oct-2021Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), the aerospace and technology company that is pioneering electric aviation, announces that Justin ‘Jif’ Paines has joined the company as Chief Test Pilot. Jif joins Vertical from Joby Aviation, where he held the same role for the past three years. Paines has an unrivalled understanding of the technical aspects of developing and... Read more

Marubeni Corporation explores eVTOL in Japan with 200 aircraft option

Marubeni Corporation explores eVTOL in Japan with 200 aircraft option

27-Sep-2021Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), a leading British eVTOL manufacturer which is pioneering the transition to carbon free aviation, announced that Vertical and Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”), a leading Japanese integrated trading and investment business conglomerate have reached an agreement to explore sustainable, emissions free Advanced Aerial Mobility (AAM) travel solutions, focused on the application of Vertical’s flagship... Read more

World’s largest eVTOL aircraft order announced

World’s largest eVTOL aircraft order announced

11-Jun-2021

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, and Vertical Aerospace (‘Vertical’), the most advanced electric vertical take-off and landing (‘eVTOL’) company in the world, announce a ground-breaking US$2 billion order for up to 500 electric eVTOL aircraft. This agreement, which is subject to certain closing conditions, will introduce the ultra-short-haul aircraft category to commercial aviation, a... Read more

Vertical Aerospace secures £2.3 million UK Government funding

Vertical Aerospace secures £2.3 million UK Government funding

26-Oct-2020Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace has received investment from the UK Government, through the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) Programme, to fund the development of a smart charger for their electric aircraft. The charger will increase Vertical’s in-flight performance and safety for their recently unveiled passenger model, VA-1X. This two-year project, expected to be completed by October 2022, pioneers... Read more

Vertical Aerospace Secures ATI Funding

Vertical Aerospace Secures ATI Funding

24-Sep-2020Source: Vertical Aerospace

Vertical Aerospace has received investment from the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI)1, to fund the development of a smart charger for their electric aircraft. The charger will increase Vertical’s in-flight performance and safety for their recently unveiled passenger model, VA-1X. This two-year project, expected to be completed by October 2022, pioneers a new wave of aviation... Read more

Honeywell and Vertical Aerospace sign MoU

Honeywell and Vertical Aerospace sign MoU

11-Jun-2019Source: Honeywell

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Vertical Aerospace have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to address the technical, regulatory and business challenges of the emerging urban air mobility segment. The companies plan to integrate Honeywell avionics, navigation, fly-by-wire and other products and advanced technologies that leverage the company’s technologies into future Vertical Aerospace vehicles for use... Read more

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