Tag: eVTOL

Gama Aviation completes 36,000 sqm parking apron at Sharjah International Airport

Gama Aviation completes 36,000 sqm parking apron at Sharjah International Airport

Gama Aviation has completed a "major milestone" in the construction of its new Business Aviation Centre facility at Sharjah International Airport. Designed to facilitate a range of business jet types, helicopters and future eVTOL air systems, the Business Aviation Centre will be comprised of a 14...

Joby Partners with Mukamalah Aviation

Joby Aviation, Inc., a company developing electric air taxis for commercial passenger service, today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mukamalah, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, the operator of the world’s largest fleet of corporate aircraft, to introduce ...

ARC Aero Systems secure CAA accreditation for sustainable air transport solution

ARC Aero Systems, which aims to transform rural transportation through electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) technology, is in advanced stages of developing a specially adapted hybrid-electric powered aircraft. Securing CAA E Conditions registration for its modified design of the Avian P...

UrbanLink Air Mobility to provide advanced air mobility solutions in South Florida

UrbanLink Air Mobility LLC, a South Florida-based start-up, aims to be the first provider of all electric zero emission advanced air mobility (AAM) solutions and is positioned to make history as the first airline in the U.S. to integrate electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft into it...

EH216-S completes UAE’s first passenger-carrying demo flight

EHang Holdings Limited today announced that its pilotless electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft EH216-S has set a new milestone with the successful completion of the first passenger-carrying demo flight in Abu Dhabi, marking the first of its kind in the United Arab Emirates and Mid...

Savback Helicopters expands into advanced aviation

Swedish aircraft distributor Savback Helicopters is opening up its inventory to welcome in the new era of advanced aircraft. The company is now looking at the advanced air mobility (AAM) market, particularly seeing potential in hybrid-electric technology. One of its priorities looking forward ...

Chinese regulators approve AutoFlight's Type Certificate application for eVTOL aircraft

Chinese regulators approve AutoFlight’s Type Certificate application for eVTOL aircraft

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has officially accepted AutoFlight’s application for the Type Certificate of its Prosperity eVTOL aircraft. Prosperity is equipped with a pure electric propulsion system, has a maximum take-off weight of 2.2 tonnes and features a five-seat cabin...

Lilium starts production of high-performance battery packs for the Lilium Jet

Lilium N.V. developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, announced today that it has started production of the advanced, aviation grade battery packs that will power the Lilium Jet on its first piloted flight, targeted for end of 2024. Lilium’s battery pa...

Eve Air mobility and AirX Inc. sign letter of intent

Eve Air Mobility has signed a letter of intent with AirX Inc., Japan’s largest public helicopter air charter service, for up to 10 firm and up to 40 optional electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The order will support the continued development and scaling of innovative transp...

Eve Air Mobility names KAI as supplier for eVTOL pylons

Eve Air Mobility has named Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI), as supplier for its electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft’s pylons. Pylons are a key component of the airframe that provide support for the aircraft’s electric power units and eight lift propellers. Johann Bordais, ...

EHang secures production certificate from CAAC

EHang Holdings Limited has announced that EHang has successfully obtained the Production Certificate (“PC”) for its EH216-S passenger-carrying pilotless electric vertical takeoff and landing (“eVTOL”) aircraft issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”), which is the wo...

eVTOL aircraft are expected to takeoff before 2030 - but is the industry ready?

eVTOL aircraft are expected to takeoff before 2030 – but is the industry ready?

eVTOL aircraft could take flight by the end of the decade - but the industry still has significant barriers to overcome to ensure advanced air mobility becomes a reality. William Hallowell navigates the challenges ahead for the eVTOL sector.  Advanced air mobility (AAM) is on the horizon, and t...

AutoFlight delivers first electric air taxi to customer in Japan

AutoFlight has officially delivering its first Prosperity aircraft to a customer in Japan, marking the world’s inaugural delivery of a civilian ton-class eVTOL aircraft. The five-seater Prosperity aircraft was handed over to the customer, a pioneering Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) operator in Jap...

TCab Chinese eVTOL developer raises $20 Million financing

Chinese eVTOL developer TCab Tech announces it has raised an additional 20 million USD in its Series A financing. TCab passenger-carrying E20 eVTOL is a tilt-rotor configuration, a 5-seater equipped with six rotors, four tilt and two lift rotors, and a high gull-wing with a conventional tailplane...

IDTechEx release new global market report on eVTOL aircraft

IDTechEx Research, a provider of independent market intelligence, announces the availability of a new report, "Air Taxis: Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) Aircraft 2024-2044: Technologies, Players". This report is intended to help companies understand the exciting emerging urban air...

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