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Wisk, the urban air mobility company based out of San Francisco and New Zealand, displayed its fifth generation, autonomous, electric vertical take off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi publicly for the first time during CoMotion LA (Nov. 16 – 18). Upon arriving at the conference, Wisk tweeted the following photos of its aircraft: Hello, #LosAngeles. We've arrived. Curious about #CoMotionLA?...

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Eve Urban Air Mobility, a subsidiary of Embraer, and Aviation Management Services – Serviços Aeronáuticos Ltda (“Avantto”) have signed a Letter of Intention and announced a partnership aimed at developing the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem in Latin America. This partnership includes an order for 100 of Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, as well as a collaboration to develop...

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Bristow Group is one of the world’s leading operators of helicopters provided for government and civil organizations worldwide, oil and gas customers needing offshore transportation, and search and rescue aircraft support. Its current fleet includes approximately 240 of the helicopter industry’s most modern aircraft, providing services in areas like Africa, the Americas, Australia, and several countries in Europe. Both Vertical...

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HyPoint and Piasecki Aircraft have agreed to partner for the development of a hydrogen fuel cell system for eVTOL aircraft, which could provide four times the energy density of existing batteries, twice the power of existing hydrogen fuel cell systems, and a 50% reduction in operating costs. According to Alex Ivanenko, founder and CEO of HyPoint, “The much-anticipated arrival of...

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Dufour Aerospace has just published specification details on the Aero3, its flagship VTOL tilt-wing aircraft that aims to combine exceptional space, load and range for various transportation missions including most of today’s helicopter applications. This piloted, multi-purpose hybrid aircraft is a successor to the unmanned demonstrator aircraft test flown by Dufour Aerospace since 2020. Aero3 will feature a decentralized electric...

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Vinata Aeromobility announced yesterday that their Hybrid Powered Flying car and Air Cargo aircrafts are both set for concept reveal/launch on October 5th in Excel London, at the world’s largest Helitech Exhibition.The company also released this teaser video of their concept: celebrating their 75th independence day: Vinata has garnered seed stage funding with angel investor Mr. Mohan Paroha, the founder of Paroha Developers, Paroha...

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Vinata eVTOL Concept

Advanced air mobility startup Next UAS is re-opening the conversation on eVTOL private ownership with its single-seat iFly aircraft concept. The company is currently seeking an investment partner for funding the NeXt Personal Air Taxi, which has undergone extensive successful proof-of-concept flight testing and was recently awarded United States Patent 10,427,790. The coaxial octocopter has eight batteries running eight props – one on...

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A mock-up of a hybrid aircraft engine was presented for the first time in the United Engine Corporation (part of Rostec) exhibition at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2021. The mock-up consists of a gas turbine engine, electric motors, power electronics units, an electric generator and a battery pack. It is designed for next-generation unmanned aerial vehicles flying with...

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Hybrid Engine Mockup

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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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

Bye Aerospace announced that Rheinland Air Service GmbH (RAS), a European MRO outfit, has completed purchase deposit agreements for five all-electric eFlyer 800 aircraft. RAS will act as an MRO support to eFlyer800 aircraft in Central Europe with its service and support facilities in Germany. Furthermore, RAS will be a designated reseller of eFlyer800 aircraft in Germany, Austria and Switzerland....

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eFlyer 800

Surf Air Mobility has ordered up to 150 Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprop aircraft from Textron Aviation, the manufacturer announced this week. The order represents an exclusive relationship for the two companies as Surf Air Mobility works to certify a hybrid electric aircraft based on the Grand Caravan EX. Textron Aviation’s initial deliveries of the Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft...

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Intended for use as an in-city electric air taxi, ePlane’s ‘e200’ will have a 200km range with two passenger capacity. The aircraft is already being prototyped, and is expected to hit the skies by early 2023. According to co-founder Pranjal Mehta, the design differs from many existing eVTOL concepts in that it prioritizes compact vehicle size as a key design cornerstone....

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Initial approach being applied to sub-scale model of Pegasus eVTOL business jet  A consortium led by Callen-Lenz that is researching a new approach to flight control systems  for next-generation novel aircraft has been awarded a grant of £1m from the UK Government through the ATI Programme.  Project NOMAD (Novel Control Approaches to Complex Aircraft Dynamics) is an 18-month  research programme...

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Pegasus eVTOL

Eviation Aircraft, a global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, has unveiled the design for its Alice all-electric aircraft, which is on track for first flight later this year. The production configuration, optimized based on real-world lessons learned and customer feedback, defines Alice’s path to certification and entry into service expected in 2024. Alice, a nine-passenger, two-crew member aircraft, produces no carbon...

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