AAI Leads DRF Accelerator

2022-05-13T19:29:05+00:00

Autonomy Association International Named to Lead NASA Project in Arizona Silicon Valley Change-Makers Come Together to Demonstrate the Future of Data and Reasoning Services Mountain View, CA. - NASA has chosen the Autonomy Association International, Inc. (AAI) as its partner to lead a ground-breaking demonstration of new research vital to the advancement of [...]

AAI Leads DRF Accelerator2022-05-13T19:29:05+00:00

A look inside Honeywell’s AAM Research & Development Lab in Phoenix AZ

2022-04-20T18:43:21+00:00

A look inside Honeywell’s new state-of-the-art AAM research and development lab. Urban air mobility The lion’s share of the AAM lab is dedicated to multiple technologies on the UAM front. Stepping into the facility, you are greeted by a futuristic-looking pod, which is a mock-up of a cockpit for a potential UAM vehicle. While it [...]

A look inside Honeywell’s AAM Research & Development Lab in Phoenix AZ2022-04-20T18:43:21+00:00

Navigating a City is a Complex Matter

2022-03-16T21:15:03+00:00

Often when we are thinking about self-driving vehicles or delivery robots, we imagine machines with powerful sensors and powerful processors that are guided by complex algorithms. What NASA is proposing here, a Data and Reasoning Fabric or (DRF), is a way of distributing some of the sensors and computing power into a digital infrastructure. [...]

Navigating a City is a Complex Matter2022-03-16T21:15:03+00:00

NetJets to Buy 150 Lilium eVTOL Aircraft

2022-03-07T05:47:48+00:00

NetJets this week announced its plans to purchase 150 of Lilium’s eVTOL aircraft per a recently released memorandum of understanding (MOU). The news came in a February 28th statement to investors and stated that NetJets would also operate the eVTOL aircraft as part of its existing Part 135 charter network. NetJets is currently one of [...]

NetJets to Buy 150 Lilium eVTOL Aircraft2022-03-07T05:47:48+00:00

Helicopter Taxi Company Volocopter Raises $170M in Financing Round

2022-03-06T20:27:31+00:00

Volocopter, an aircraft manufacturer that calls itself a pioneer in urban air travel, has raised $170 million in a Series E funding round, the company announced Friday (March 4). The German firm said the cash will be used to help license Volocopter’s electric passenger air taxi and make it available for commercial launch in cities worldwide. [...]

Helicopter Taxi Company Volocopter Raises $170M in Financing Round2022-03-06T20:27:31+00:00

AutoFlight’s Prosperity eVTOL Air Taxi Passes The Test

2022-02-18T17:49:04+00:00

Shanghai-based air taxi company AutoFlight has released a video of its Prosperity I electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) craft completing its first proof of concept test flight involving the all-critical vertical-to-horizontal transitioning phase. Designed for use as an eVTOL air taxi, AutoFlight’s Prosperity I successfully completed its first-ever live transitioning during a test outing [...]

AutoFlight’s Prosperity eVTOL Air Taxi Passes The Test2022-02-18T17:49:04+00:00

Boeing Invests in Air Taxi Startup

2022-02-08T04:43:01+00:00

Urban air mobility is the hottest segment of the aerospace industry, with numerous companies developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxis. One of the leading start-up companies, Wisk Aero LLC, recently secured a $450 million investment from Boeing. The investment will help advance development of Wisk’s 6th generation eVTOL plane, a first-ever candidate [...]

Boeing Invests in Air Taxi Startup2022-02-08T04:43:01+00:00

200 Vertiport Sites Globally in the Next Five Years

2022-02-08T06:51:05+00:00

Urban Air Port (UAP) has secured funding from Supernal to develop 200 vertiport sites globally in the next five years to support advanced air mobility (AAM). UAP, a UK-based start-up, says its vertiport sites will provide essential infrastructure to help enable mass adoption of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, such as cargo drones [...]

200 Vertiport Sites Globally in the Next Five Years2022-02-08T06:51:05+00:00

Sabre Wing – Air cargo like no other company in the world.

2022-01-23T01:00:20+00:00

RHAEGAL CAV Discover the future of air cargo https://www.sabrewingaircraft.com/ Rhaegal RG-1 The Rhaegal is a new generation of regional cargo UAV that offers high-efficiency, all-weather operation with vertical landing and takeoff (VTOL) capabilities. It carries a VTOL payload of up to 5,400 lbs / 2,455 kg over a distance of 1000 nm / 1850 [...]

Sabre Wing – Air cargo like no other company in the world.2022-01-23T01:00:20+00:00

Zeva eVTOL Completes First Untethered Flight

2022-01-16T03:21:39+00:00

Zeva’s Zero electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft has successfully completed its first untethered test flight, according to an announcement from the Tacoma-based startup on Thursday. The vehicle made a total of four uncrewed flights during the test session and conducted maneuvers including a controlled hover, simulated taxi at slow speeds and limited vertical [...]

Zeva eVTOL Completes First Untethered Flight2022-01-16T03:21:39+00:00
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