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Joby Aviation, a prime eVTOL air taxi developer in the U.S, has officially received its Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate from the FAA (Federal Aviation administration). This certification allows Joby to conduct commercial operations, once its aircraft is fully certified. Joby’s announcement of Part 135 Certification, announced on May 26th of 2022, comes in ahead of schedule, as it was...

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Joby Aviation has announced that its full-size pre-production aircraft has successfully demonstrated its revolutionary low noise profile, following acoustic testing completed with NASA. Following analysis of the data obtained over two weeks of testing as part of NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign, Joby’s aircraft was shown to have met the revolutionary low noise targets the Company set for itself....

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Joby has announced that it will host the 2022 Elevate Summit on October 12th and 13th in Brooklyn, NY. The summit will provide an opportunity for the entire aerial ridesharing ecosystem to come together to discuss progress in the sector; with attendees ranging from city officials and land developers to supply chain partners, the investment community, and other aircraft manufacturers....

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CAE, a global leader in aviation training devices, announced today that it has partnered with Joby to develop and qualify flight simulation training devices that will be used to train pilots of Joby’s revolutionary all-electric aircraft. Leveraging the core simulation technology Joby has been developing for the past five years, CAE will work with Joby to develop pilot training devices...

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All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Joby have announced they are forming a partnership that will see Japan’s largest airline join with Joby to bring aerial ridesharing services to Japan. Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) also joined the partnership, with the intention of exploring opportunities such as connections with ground-based transportation. ANA and Joby are set to collaborate on all aspects of...

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Joby Aviation Begins Certification Testing

11 February 2022 || 4 min read

Joby has announced today it has begun conformity testing with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the first step of many towards achieving a type certificate, and a significant milestone for the program. Joby’s first series of conformity tests, observed and documented by an on-site FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER), were completed this week at Toray Advanced Composites USA’s facility in...

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On February 6th, SK Telecom, a prominent South Korean telecommunications company, and Joby Aviation announced they will work together to introduce emissions-free aerial ridesharing services to cities and communities across South Korea. SKT’s CEO Ryu Young-sang and Joby’s founder and CEO JoeBen Bevirt signed a strategic collaboration agreement at Joby’s manufacturing facility in Marina, California. The agreement will see the...

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Joby Aviation is looking to conduct a series of high profile air taxi flights over San Francisco Bay, according to a set of documents that were filed with the FCC. These potential flights would feature Joby’s S4, the company’s second-gen pre-production prototype eVTOL air taxi, and would be the first to be conducted in an urban environment for the public...

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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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Joby’s electric air taxi, which has recently swept the market through multiple large fundraising rounds, a successful IPO, and an acquisition of Uber Elevate amongst others, has now announced that they have become the first company to fly an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft as part of NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National Campaign. The NASA Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National...

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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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Joby Aviation, an upcoming leader in the world of electric aerial mobility, has successfully completed a 150-mile continuous flight on a single charge. The 154-mile flight, which took place over 11 laps of a predefined circuit, took 1 hour and 17 minutes to complete, setting a record for the world’s longest eVTOL test flight. Even more notably, the flight was...

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Joby Aero announced on July 23rd the composition of its Board of Directors in anticipation of the company’s merger with Reinvent Technology Partners, a special purpose acquisition company that is reported to take a “venture capital at scale” approach to partnering with bold leaders and companies. Upon the closing of the transaction, the combined company will trade as JOBY on...

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Joby Aviation, JetBlue Airways and Signature Flight Support have announced a plan to utilize electric and hydrogen credits in an effort to achieve net zero aviation emissions. The three companies are working together to ensure the carbon markets for aviation include the generation of credits for flights powered by green electric and hydrogen propulsion technologies, effectively connecting today’s airlines and operators to the...

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Joby Aviation (“Joby”), a California-based company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service, announced it has partnered with REEF Technology (“REEF”) and Neighborhood Property Group (“NPG”) to develop takeoff and landing sites for its aerial ridesharing service, launching in 2024. REEF is the country’s largest parking garage operator focused on transforming these underutilized assets into multi-use mobility hubs. REEF’s assets...

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