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Bartini Flying Car

22 June 2018 || < 1 min read

Quick SummaryThe Bartini Flying Car is a member of McFly.aero - a flying taxi incubator company - that plans to develop an eVTOL with four ducted fans that swivel to provide power for vertical takeoff and landing but transition to horizontal positioning for accelerated forward flight. Lift is provided in horizontal flight by the body of the aircraft, the fans...

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Bartini Flying Car

Zuri, the Prague-based vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft developer, has unveiled the technical specifications for its new hybrid-electric vehicle. It will be offered in multiple configurations to suit passenger service applications as well as cargo delivery. Zuri reported to eVTOL.com that the aircraft will be capable of cruising at 300 kilometers per hour (186 miles per hour), and have...

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German drone delivery company Wingcopter and Spright, a subsidiary of leading American air medical service provider Air Methods, announced a new commercial agreement today on January 24th worth more than US$ 16 million. As part of the deal, Spright is acquiring a large fleet of Wingcopter’s new flagship delivery drone, the Wingcopter 198, to meet the increasing demand for medical...

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Rani Plaut, Co-founder and CEO of Israeli eVTOL developer AIR, discussed the company’s future in a recent interview with Avionics International. AIR debuted its AIR ONE personal aircraft in October 2021, and has already received over 50 orders. AIR currently has two prototype models of the AIR ONE; a full-scale, semi-functional prototype for ground demonstration, and another large-scale prototype that...

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AutoFlight Selects its First Location in Europe

23 January 2022 || 3 min read

After successfully flight testing its four-passenger aircraft in November of 2021, Chinese eVTOL developer AutoFlight has established a partnership with Augsburg Airport in Germany. AutoFlight’s V1500 aircraft prototype boasts impressive statistics, having already undergone flight tests in early November of 2021. The aircraft features a fixed wing to provide a flight range of 250 km (155 miles), and an airframe...

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Skyportz To Develop Vertiports in Australia

23 January 2022 || 3 min read

Skyportz, the Australian eVTOL vertiport developer, has announced plans to expand its footprint in takeoff and landing sites throughout the country. Skyportz, created out of the COVID-19 pandemic, aims to convert lost demand for commercial parking spaces into vertiports. In turn, this would provide potential revenue and business opportunities to real estate investors who would otherwise see dwindling returns in...

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ZEVA Completes First eVTOL Test Flight

20 January 2022 || 4 min read

ZEVA, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft startup, has successfully achieved its first untethered, powered, controlled flight test for its full-scale ZEVA ZERO flying wing airframe. The major milestone for the Tacoma-based startup was captured in the following video in rural Pierce County, Washington on Sunday, January 9th, 2022 as part of its rigorous test program to achieve FAA...

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Airspeeder Unveils eVTOL Racing Pilots

18 January 2022 || 2 min read

Aerial Formula One Racing style company Airspeeder announced their first eVTOL racing pilots which will participate in the EXA racing series, supported by Telstra & AWS on Tuesday. The announcement came after a historic drag race. The competitors were drawn from backgrounds as broad as elite motor racing and drone racing:  Emily Duggan joins as Australia’s most successful female racing...

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London-based aerospace startup Bellwether Industries has released footage of the first untethered flight of their Volar eVTOL. Previously having conducted several prototype flight tests, this is the first publicly available footage of the stylized eVTOL aircraft in motion. Development of the Volar is still in the prototype stage, with the prototype being named “Antelope”. Bellwether has indicated that the final...

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Eviation, one of the foremost developers of upcoming regional electric aircraft, has released videos and photos of the nearly-finalized, full-scale prototype of its ‘Alice’ aircraft on the runway in a practice taxi. The all-electric aircraft will be able to seat 9-passengers and travel up to 440 nautical miles on a single  charge. Eviation first showcased its prototype at the Paris...

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Last month, uAvionix announced the successful completion of the first series of flights with its newly developed SkyLink Control & Non-Payload Communications (CNPC) C-band radio, intended to meet the needs of safety-critical & BVLOS (Beyond Line-of-Sight Operations) missions as well as of operators and manufacturers with airframe certification in mind. The flight tests were conducted at a range of up...

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Eve UAM, an Embraer subsidiary, and Falko Regional Aircraft Limited, a global leader in commercial regional aircraft leasing, have announced 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 eVTOL operators in support of Urban Air Mobility missions. The...

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Dufour Aerospace announced today that Savback Helicopters will promote and distribute Dufour’s innovative tilt-wing aircraft – Aero2 and Aero3 – in Scandinavia. Dufour expressed confidence that Savback “will bring significant knowledge of use-cases and market prospects, especially in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland.” Savback Helicopter’s tagline is “a breath of fresh air” and Dufour Aerospace “couldn’t agree more”. The Swedish helicopter sales and marketing company,...

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A Unique Ship-to-Shore eVTOL Concept

09 January 2022 || 4 min read

While the eVTOL industry is mainly focused on providing shared air taxi networks for public transportation, Integrated Distributed Electric Propulsion, otherwise known as ‘IDEP’, has many other possible applications beyond in-city, traffic-shortening flights. Of the many possibilities that distributed electric propulsion has to offer, the foremost that have been mentioned outside of air taxis are applications like search and rescue,...

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Joby Aviation, the Santa-Cruz based leader in aerial mobility, has announced that it has received airworthiness certification for its second pre-production prototype, having achieved this on its first aircraft in late 2020. This second aircraft was pushed through the certification pipeline in order to accelerate Joby’s pre-production flight testing timeline during 2022. The new aircraft received both an FAA Special...

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