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The Commercial UAV Expo 2023 is introducing an Advanced Airspace Summit this year. Taking place on September 6, 2023, at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, this summit aims to create a pathway between crewed and uncrewed aviation, fostering trust and collaboration within the airspace community. Jeremiah Karpowicz, Group Editorial Director at Diversified Communications, underlined the importance of building trust across...

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London-based Skyports Drone Services has introduced Speedbird Aero as its latest aircraft partner for the Orkney I-Port operation. The partnership between these two industry-leading companies promises to improve drone delivery and logistics projects globally, starting with the Orkney I-Port initiative in partnership with Royal Mail, Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority, and Loganair. Speedbird Aero, a Brazilian drone manufacturer, will contribute...

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Last week at EAA Air Venture in Oshkosh, WI, light eVTOL aircraft developer Opener unveiled its Early Access Program (EAP), a crucial step towards market readiness and successful commercialization of the BlackFly. The EAP not only allows early BlackFly owners to embark on adventures but also gathers valuable feedback from participants to enhance the overall customer experience. CEO Ken Karklin...

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SkyDrive announced its collaboration with Avidyne Corporation at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023 airshow last week. SkyDrive has selected Avidyne’s Quantum Open Avionics Platform to equip its SKYDRIVE eVTOL aircraft, bringing advanced technology and safety to their vision of future urban transportation. SkyDrive aims to make urban air mobility accessible to everyone, envisioning a future in which eVTOL becomes a part...

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Wisk has successfully flown its fifth-generation eVTOL, Cora at this week’s EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. The event marks the companies first pubic autonomous demonstration of its anticipated eVTOL air taxi. The flight, which included two runway passes and a vertical to wingborne flight maneuver, lasted 4 minutes and carried no passengers. “The final portion of the flight it came back...

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Ampaire Inc., a pioneer in hybrid electric aircraft systems, has recently announced the acquisition of Talyn Air Inc.’s assets. Talyn Air, known for its innovative electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft systems, will now join forces with Ampaire to drive further profitable growth and explore attractive opportunities in adjacent defense, drone, and eVTOL markets. This strategic acquisition will not...

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In a significant move towards transforming urban mobility in Vietnam, SkyDrive Inc., a leading Japanese eVTOL aircraft manufacturer, and CT UAV JSC, a subsidiary of CT Group in Vietnam, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and agreed on a pre-order of up to 100 SkyDrive eVTOL aircraft. The SKYDRIVE is a three-seat electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, designed to...

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Eve and Embraer have announced this week that their first eVTOL production facility will be located in the city of Taubaté, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Subject to the final authorities’ approval, the manufacturing plant will be situated on a designated portion of land within Embraer’s existing unit in the city that will be expanded. The site benefits...

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Ribbit, a cargo airline startup specializing in autonomous flight technology, has secured a significant contract worth $1.3 million with Transport Canada and Innovative Solutions Canada. The contract will facilitate the testing of self-flying aircraft in remote regions, with the aim of addressing logistical challenges faced by northern communities and businesses. Ribbit has already completed over 200 hours of hands-free flight...

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VerdeGo Aero and Röder Präzision GmbH announced on June 14th that they have jointly introduced the SR-305-VDG aircraft engine, an engine optimized for hybrid-electric applications. The engine is designed to complement battery energy storage by converting liquid fuels (Jet-A, JP-8, SAF, e-fuels) into electricity, providing additional propulsive power for electric aircraft. This collaboration aims to enhance the performance of electric...

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German eVTOL developer Lilium has revealed the launch of an underwritten public offering of its Class A ordinary shares, alongside a concurrent private placement offering of shares and warrants, led by prominent investors such as Earlybird Venture Capital, BIT Capital, UVC Partners, and Frank Thelen, as well as several Lilium Board members and senior executives. The private placement, also known...

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EHang has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bao’an District Government of Shenzhen municipality on a comprehensive strategic partnership in urban air mobility for commercial operations of EH216-S AAVs following the completion of the EH216-S type certification. Bao’an District and EHang will jointly develop UAM use cases, systems and routes to build Shenzhen as a national...

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Doroni Aerospace has reached a remarkable milestone in the development of its innovative two-seat eVTOL aircraft. Priced at US$195,000, this “buy ‘n’ fly” eVTOL is another in a series of aircraft aimed at changing the way people view personal transportation. The company made headlines recently when its CEO, Doron Merdinger, piloted the prototype for its inaugural manned flight. The Doroni...

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VoltAero is set to make its U.S. debut of the Cassio 330. The company’s CEO and Chief Technology Officer, Jean Botti, will introduce the Cassio 330 and provide insights into VoltAero’s roadmap for the development and production of the Cassio aircraft family on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. at the EAA AirVenture Booth #429. The North American unveiling...

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Surf Air Mobility plans NYSE direct listing

16 July 2023 || 3 min read

Los Angeles-based electric aviation company, Surf Air Mobility, is expanding regional air travel through electrification. The company aims to develop powertrain technology with commercial partners to bring electrified aircraft to the market at scale, reducing costs and environmental impact. Surf Air Mobility recently announced its plan to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange as a publicly traded company,...

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