Month: August 2021

DHL Express has placed an order for 12 fully electric Alice eCargo planes from Eviation, the Seattle-area based global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft. With this engagement DHL aims to set up an unparalleled electric Express network and make a pioneering step into a sustainable aviation future. Eviation’s Alice is a leading fully electric aircraft, which enables airlines – both cargo and passenger...

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Joby Aviation Opens Washington DC Office

04 August 2021 || 3 min read

Joby Aero Inc., a California-based company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service, announced it is opening a new office in Washington, DC to support the collaborative work it is doing with the aviation community and policymakers to bring quiet, zero-emissions aviation to life. Equipped with a state-of-the-art flight simulator, visitors to the new office are able to experience what...

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Additional airlines are following in the jetstream of United Airlines to purchase eVTOL aircraft to better develop their service offerings in a future mobility landscape, building upon the already sizeable list of smaller regional mobility companies that have already made commitments to electric fixed wing aircraft and eVTOL’s alike. Virgin Atlantic shared earlier this year in June that it has...

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Virgin Atlantic eVTOL

PteroDynamics is currently developing an eVTOL aircraft design based on a very unique concept. Called the Transwing eVTOL, PteroDynamics’ aircraft incorporates a patented folding wing design, where propellers on propulsion pods are distributed down a set of wings that can fold back on dihedral pivot points along the wing. The folding mechanism is controlled by control rods attached to actuators...

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