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Echodyne, a Kirkland, Washington-based radar platform company, has announced a new partnership with Supernal, a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Group. The partnership is focused on advancing the safety of Supernal’s electric-powered, vertical-takeoff-and-landing air vehicle (eVTOL) and its associated ground-based systems. Under the agreement, Supernal will make a minority investment in Echodyne, although the exact amount has not been disclosed. Supernal...

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LIFT Aircraft announced Monday the advent of their Beta program, which will allow investors that contribute $5,000 or more via StartEngine to have early access to flight training for HEXA flights at their Austin, Texas headquarters. The company shared that they’re able to make this step forward now that they’ve completed testing of their beginner customer flight envelope in partnership...

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The FAA has released V2.0 of its Concept of Operations for the aerial mobility sector following on the documents initial release in 2020 with feedback incorporated from various stakeholders in the space. According to the release, “The UAM ConOps Version 2.0 is an iterative progression of work in the development of the concept that will be continued to mature through...

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Lilium (listed on NASDAQ as LILM), developer of the all-electric vertical take-off and landing Lilium jet, has announced a capital raise for up to $250 million, with $100 million funded at close. A Form 6-K has been filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission as of May 1, 2023. This capital raise enables Lilium to continue the...

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Mexico City, May 4, 2023 – Redwings, a business aviation service group that provides aircraft management, charter, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, announced today its plan to launch eVTOL air-taxi services in Mexico City, with the signing of a letter of intent to purchase up to 20 of Jaunt Air Mobility’s four-passenger Journey eVTOL aircraft. The move is...

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ZeroAvia has announced a major partnership with Alaska Airlines to develop a 76-passenger, hydrogen fuel-cell powered aircraft. The aircraft will be a Bombardier Q400, which was provided to ZeroAvia by Alaska Airlines. ZeroAvia will retrofit the Q400 with hydrogen fuel-cell propulsion to make it the first of its kind. ZeroAvia, a major developer of hydrogen-electric powertrains for commercial aircraft, has...

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Celeros, the next generation of mixed-reality games, has been announced and plans to include a premier racing experience as well as create real-world professional pathways. Through ‘Play2Impact’, developed by media and entertainment company and Celeros creator and owner, Saltwater Games, players in Celeros will be able to compete to earn in-game digital assets which they can use in a host...

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To further advance it’s electric aircraft charging solutions towards commercialization, Electro.aero has formed partnerships with SkyPortz, Altaport, Aerovy Mobility, and Greenstar Aviation. All of these partnerships seek to enhance Electro.aero’s offerings for turnkey electric aircraft charging solutions. Featured rendering of one of Electro.aero’s RAP!D Aircraft Charger 200 in action In order to perfect its electric aircraft charging solutions, Electro.aero has...

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Guardian Agriculture, a Massachusetts-based eVTOL company that develops electric vertical takeoff and landing systems for sustainable farming, has become the first commercially authorized eVTOL of its size in the United States after receiving approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This achievement has positioned Guardian Agriculture as a leader in the autonomous utility eVTOL space and one of the first...

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Joby has announced in a press release today it has signed a long-term agreement with Toyota Motor Corporation to supply key powertrain and actuation components for the production of the the company’s eVTOL production model. The agreement builds on the long-standing partnership between Joby and Toyota, which has seen the two companies collaborate on a wide variety of projects to...

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Whisper Aero, nascent developer of ultra low noise electric ducted fans, just announced $32 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Menlo Ventures, EVE Atlas, Capricorn’s Technology Impact Fund and Connor Capital with additional participation from Kindred Ventures, Abstract Ventures, Moving Capital, AeroX Ventures, Cosmos Ventures, Linse Capital and LaunchTN. Whisper says it has developed a first...

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MGI Engineering Launches Cargo eVTOL Vision

21 April 2023 || 5 min read

Specialist consultancy company MGI Engineering has launched its a program to develop and manufacture a cargo eVTOL. MGI CEO and Founder Mike Gascoyne officially unveiled its fully functional technology demonstrator at the eVTOL Insights’ London Conference on Wednesday 19th April 2023. MGI and Gascoyne are applying Formula 1 development philosophies and mindset to the cargo eVTOL market. “Lightweight composite structures...

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H2FLY, the Stuttgart-based developer of hydrogen fuel cell systems for aircraft, has successfully passed liquid hydrogen on-ground filling tests with the newly developed liquid hydrogen tank which is integrated into its HY4 aircraft. The efforts are part of the European project HEAVEN, a consortium of five partners to demonstrate the feasibility of using liquid, cryogenic hydrogen-powered fuel cell powertrain in...

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LaunchPoint, a new company developing sustainable propulsion solutions for aviation, has recently begun shipments of its 12kW motor and controller solution for hybrid-electric aircraft. The new motor system from LaunchPoint is designed for both VTOL and fixed-wing applications where low-weight, high-power solutions are required. The goal behind the product is to help companies developing new electric and hybrid aircraft to...

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SkyDrive Inc., a leading eVTOL aircraft manufacturer based in Japan, has announced that Taiho Co., Ltd., a total engineering company, has signed a memorandum of understanding and agreed to a pre-order of SkyDrive SD-05 aircraft for commercial use. Taiho is a member of the newly established Public-Private Council for Advanced Air Mobility in Kagawa prefecture in the Shikoku region. SkyDrive...

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