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Black & Veatch – a leader in sustainable infrastructure, renewable energy and transportation electrification – and Ampaire announced on Monday that they’ll collaborate on developing airport electrification that supports the electric aircraft requirements of the future. The partnership between Black & Veatch and Ampaire was disclosed via press release Monday, and is quoted to “work to identify and evaluate opportunities...

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After being acquired by regional mobility company Surf Air, and completing several tests of its aircraft in Hawaii and California, Hybrid-Electric aircraft developer Ampaire will now begin flight demonstrations in the U.K. The upcoming flights in the U.K are part of the new Towards Zero Emissions in Regional Aircraft Operations (2ZERO) program in the country, which has received a £2.4 million...

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Surf Air Mobility to Acquire Ampaire

21 February 2021 || 3 min read

Surf Air Mobility, a new developmental department of regional air mobility provider Surf Air, has now acquired aviation hybrid-electric power train developer Ampaire shortly after the company set a record for the longest route to date with an electric aircraft. With this acquisition, Surf Air Mobility, formed in 2020, looks to improve “affordability, accessibility, and environmental footprint of regional travel”. Surf...

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Ampaire is a Los Angeles-based company whose mission is to be the world’s most trusted developer of practical and compelling electric aircraft. To start, the company is retrofitting existing passenger aircraft to electric power – the quickest and most capital efficient approach to making commercial electric air travel a reality. Ampaire flew the largest hybrid electric aircraft at the time...

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Ampaire To Electrify Caravan, Twin Otter

24 July 2019 || 3 min read

Ampaire is currently the developer of the highest capacity hybrid-electric aircraft ever flown. Last month, after the company’s successful flight of its hybridized Cessna 337 Skymaster, it announced a partnership with Personal Airline Exchange (PAX) which included an order for 50 Ampaire EEL Electric Aircraft. Mokulele Airlines on Maui has also taken interest in the EEL, and both airlines plan on...

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Personal Airline Exchange (PAX) just placed an order for 50 Ampaire EEL Electric Aircraft. Personal Airline Exchange (PAX) is a newly surfaced company offering shared regional flight chartering. On the PAX platform, customers will be able to book flights on private aircraft and split the cost with other customers, paying a ‘per seat’ price, much like an Uber Pool. This...

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In the latest announcement of airline eVTOL orders, Kenya Airways subsidiary, Fahari Aviation, has signed a letter of intent for 40 Embraer EVE eVTOL aircraft. It is expected orders will begin in 2026. The two companies will also partner on the market development of aerial mobility in Kenya and conduct studies on the use of cargo drones. Allan Kilavuka, Group...

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JetBlue Partners with BLADE Aerial Mobility

25 June 2022 || 5 min read

JetBlue has formed a partnership with Blade Urban Air Mobility to begin offering helicopter transfers between major airports and final destinations. At some point in the future, these routes will likely be served by eVTOL aircraft. A Beta Technologies eVTOL with BLADE branding flying above New York CityBLADE has placed an order for 20 of Beta’s ‘Alia’ eVTOL aircraft. In...

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Kaman Corporation, a company that makes aerospace components and helicopters, has announced a $10 million USD investment in Near Earth Autonomy, which creates autonomous flight systems for drones and full-sized helicopters. Above: Near Earth Autonomy’s automation hardware integrated with a Kaman K-Max helicopter In exchange for the $10 million investment, Kaman Corporation will receive minority interest in the outstanding equity...

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On May 21, after months of rigorous testing, the Jetson team has completed its “first-ever eVTOL commute” with its single-seater eVTOL aircraft. Jetson co-founder Tomasz Patan piloted the Jetson ONE eVTOL as the Jetson team waited for the aircraft’s arrival at the Santa Maria a Monte facility in Tuscany. The eVTOL commute reduced trip time as compared to a car...

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Volocopter shared on Monday, June 20th their plans for attendance at ILA Berlin Air Show – one of Germany’s leading trade shows for the aerospace industry, ongoing from 22-26 June. The first three days are reserved for trade professionals, with viewing available to the public over the weekend on two visitor days (25 and 26 June). The conference is reported to...

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Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the company behind a new airship powered by a combination of helium and electric propulsion, has announced that Iberian Airline Air Nostrum has placed a pre-order for ten of its ‘Airlander 10’ airships. Delivery of aircraft and subsequent operations launch is expected to begin in 2026. Hybrid Air Vehicles has been developing its airships since 2007,...

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EASA has been working over the past two years to build the certification framework necessary for commercialized eVTOL operations. These efforts have included proposed rule-making for eVTOL design specifications, vertiport operations, and organizational streamlines to combine general aviation and eVTOL aerial mobility certification. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of the United Kingdom has this week announced that it will follow...

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Electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) company, Overair, just announced its most recent funding of $145 million from Hanwha Systems and Hanwha Aerospace, global leaders in ultra-precision communications and aircraft technologies. With this new investment, Overair claims that it remains on track to fly its all-electric experimental prototype in the second half of 2023. “This is a tremendous milestone for our...

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Eve, the eVTOL development subsidiary of Embraer, has announced partnerships with Corporacíon America Airports and with Falcon Aviation Services to bring tourist and transportation flights to Dubai and cities in Latin America and Europe. This announcement comes one month after Eve went public on the NYSE, raising an additional $377 million towards creation of this aircraft.  Above: Rendering of the...

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