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Aerial mobility has permeated global political spheres over the last 5 years, and is continuing to make inroads in various political theatres that are all interested in gaining access to the benefits, both personal and communal, of on-demand electric transportation for personal, EMS, logistics, and defense purposes. The upcoming Paris Olympics are a perfect example: France is home to electric...

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The UAV Leasing Company, an organization that turns a profit by leasing and selling unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s), has recently struck a deal with helicopter manufacturer MD Helicopters to begin selling and leasing MD’s top products. The UAV Leasing company, founded in 2019, features a unique business model. Instead of creating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the company purchases them from...

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Heart Aerospace, the Swedish based electric aircraft manufacturer, has selected Garmin’s G3000 avionics package for its ES-19 regional airliner. This marks the second installation of a G3000 on an electric aircraft following Joby earlier this year. Heart Aerospace gained public attention earlier this year when US-based United Airlines announced a conditional order for 100 of its electric aircraft with options...

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China’s eHang claims that “in the next few months” it may achieve full type certification for its autonomous EH216 eVTOL aircraft. This would enable the company to begin commercial operations, potentially years ahead of what many of its air taxi competitors currently forecast. EHang’s rapid progress can largely be attributed to a consensus with the CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of...

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Skyports, an established drone services provider, has partnered with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Aeronautics Division to demonstrate how its drone services could link communities across the Cape Cod region in Massachusetts. MassDOT is investigating the uses of drones as a solution to connecting its remote communities to everyday services such as healthcare and logistics, and in particular is...

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Eve, the Urban Air Mobility Solutions subsidiary of Embraer, has partnered with Nautilus Aviation, a division of Morris Group and Northern Australia’s largest helicopter operator, to accelerate development of the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem in Australia. The partnership will introduce Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) into serving some of Queensland’s most iconic tourism locations including the Great Barrier Reef. As part...

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Archer Aviation has announced it has received a Special Airworthiness Certificate from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), allowing the company to commence flight testing for the Maker, Archer Aviation’s eVTOL aircraft. Archer is now set to begin the Maker’s first hover flight test by the end of 2021.  The FAA inspection for this certification took place at Archer’s flight test...

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A.L.I Technologies, a new aerial mobility developer based in Tokyo, has released images and footage of its new ‘XTURISMO’ Hoverbike. The single-seater, open-cockpit aircraft is designed to ride like a flying motorcycle, and can cruise at speeds up to 60mph for about 40 minutes of continuous flight time per charge. The XTURISMO has already been flight tested, and has even...

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Volocopter Enters into Joint Venture with NEOM

04 December 2021 || 4 min read

Volocopter is on the move again with an announcement this week of its joint venture with NEOM, a development focused on sustainable living and innovation in Saudi Arabia. NEOM has confirmed an initial order of 15 Volocopter aircraft consisting of 10 VoloCity passenger eVTOLs for public transit and five VoloDrone cargo drones for logistics. Both sides of the joint venture...

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Skyports, a designer, developer, and operator of vertiports (landing sites for eVTOL aircraft) is developing Europe’s first test vertiport in France, which represents a significant step towards launching commercial Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) services in time for the 2024 Paris Olympics. The program is part of the Re.Invent Air Mobility initiative led by French airport operator Groupe ADP, global mobility company RATP Group and Choose...

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Renault Unveils Air Taxi Concept

28 November 2021 || 4 min read

Renault, one one the largest auto manufacturers in Europe, has announced a concept for its own electric air taxi, the AIR4. Renault’s AIR4 looks noticeably more like an automobile than other multicopter air taxi concepts. According to the Renault team, the vehicle was inspired by the Renault 4, one of Renaults classic automobile body styles. This choice was likely meant...

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Samad Aerospace and Aerosud Aviation Sign MOU

28 November 2021 || 3 min read

Samad Aerospace and Aerosud Aviation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the development and manufacturing stages of Samad’s Starling Cargo, a remotely operated eVTOL cargo aircraft. Aerosud, a South African aerospace engineering company, specializes in commercial aerostructure part design and manufacturing for international Tier 1 suppliers. The Starling Cargo aircraft will be a cargo variant of the Starling...

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Czech eVTOL creator, Zuri, has completed hover testing of its technology demonstrator. The flight was completed on a 90% scaled version of Zuri’s production model which will feature cruise speeds of 200 mph with a 447 mile range. In order to accomplish the extended range over many other eVTOL competitors, Zuri has opted for a hybrid propulsion configuration which in...

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Autoflight has received $100M from “Team Global”, a technology holding led by high profile German/Polish tech entrepreneur Lukasz Gadowski, to fund the development of its safe, clean, quiet and affordable air taxi. The funding will also be used to expand its current business and initiate the development and certification of a passenger variant according to European (EASA) safety standards. Currently,...

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Volocopter announced on November 17th that the VoloCity will be featured in the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator. The announcement occurred at CoMotion LA, from Christian Bauer, Volocopter CCO. “We partnered with the experts at Urban Movement Labs to approach important stakeholders in Los Angeles, a highly relevant US city for us. Now, we are bringing our aircraft to the city...

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