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Washington Report, Sept-Oct 2021

Washington Report, Sept-Oct 2021

  • 25 Sep 2021 03:28 AM
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On June 22, Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) and Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced the Recognizing and Ensuring Taxpayer Access to Infrastructure Necessary for GPS and Satellite 14 Communications Act of 2021 (RETAIN Act).

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VFS eVTOL Newsletter, Sept. 23, 2021

VFS eVTOL Newsletter, Sept. 23, 2021

  • 23 Sep 2021 12:08 PM
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Check out the latest issue of the VFS eVTOL News eNewsletter!

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EAA AirVenture 2021’s Vertical Flight & Electric Aviation Trajectory

EAA AirVenture 2021’s Vertical Flight & Electric Aviation Trajectory

  • 21 Sep 2021 10:38 PM
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While it may not have been readily apparent to some, there was in fact a strong presence from the vertical flight and electric aviation community at this year’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, organized by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) on July 26–Aug. 1.

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Orlando Helicopter’s Electric Sikorsky S-52

Orlando Helicopter’s Electric Sikorsky S-52

  • 14 Sep 2021 11:30 AM
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Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) technology has only become a reality in the past decade, but one battery-powered electric helicopter briefly made it off the ground more than 35 years ago.

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eSTOL and eCTOL Updates, September 2021

eSTOL and eCTOL Updates, September 2021

  • 12 Sep 2021 05:10 PM
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A number of companies have continued to advance their eSTOL and eCTOL designs.

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Wisk v. Archer v. Wisk

Wisk v. Archer v. Wisk

  • 11 Sep 2021 08:32 PM
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The litigation between Wisk Aero, LLC, and Archer Aviation, Inc., continues.

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Kaman to Build Transcend’s Vy 400

Kaman to Build Transcend’s Vy 400

  • 11 Sep 2021 05:11 PM
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In mid-August, Transcend Air Corporation announced agreements with Kaman Corporation and General Electric for the company’s Vy 400 high-speed vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.

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Dufour Spreads its Wings

Dufour Spreads its Wings

  • 11 Sep 2021 05:08 PM
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Dufour Aerospace, based in Visp, Switzerland, unveiled the latest iteration of its aEro 3 eVTOL tiltwing design.

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Overair Butterfly’s Metamorphosis

Overair Butterfly’s Metamorphosis

  • 11 Sep 2021 05:01 PM
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At a VFS webinar for the eVTOL Writers Group on Aug. 11, Santa Ana, California-based Overair, LLC, unveiled the revised configuration of its Butterfly eVTOL aircraft.

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Eve of Expansion on Five Continents

Eve of Expansion on Five Continents

  • 11 Sep 2021 04:41 PM
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In addition to the 250 orders covered last issue (see “Turning Point,” Vertiflite, July/Aug 2021) from Halo Aviation and Helisul Aviation, Embraer’s Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions unit has continued its announcements.

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