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Coming to Terms: Taxonomy of VTOL Aircraft Configuration Types — Part 1

Coming to Terms: Taxonomy of VTOL Aircraft Configuration Types — Part 1

  • 13 Nov 2022 09:33 AM
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This series addresses the uses of terminology that are misleading or erroneous, and proffers definitions to be used as canonical.

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Tier 1 Engineering’s Electric e-R44 Makes First Cross-Country Flight

Tier 1 Engineering’s Electric e-R44 Makes First Cross-Country Flight

  • 08 Nov 2022 08:25 AM
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On Oct. 29, Tier 1 Engineering, in collaboration with Lung Biotechnology PBC, invited the Vertical Flight Society to the scenic Coachella Valley of California to witness the world’s first all-electric cross-country helicopter flight.

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Washington Report, Nov-Dec 2022

Washington Report, Nov-Dec 2022

  • 30 Oct 2022 09:51 AM
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Momentum is building on Capitol Hill to provide the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with directives on how to regulate the advanced air mobility (AAM) industry.

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Engaging Electric Aircraft

Engaging Electric Aircraft

  • 27 Aug 2022 12:55 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society hosted the 16th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS) on July 23–24, 2022, the weekend before Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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LuftCar Partners

LuftCar Partners

  • 27 Aug 2022 12:35 AM
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LuftCar has engaged in a series of partnerships designed to accelerate its work on its eponymous eVTOL aircraft/ground vehicle and support the company’s drive to commercialization.

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XTI Refines TriFan 600

XTI Refines TriFan 600

  • 27 Aug 2022 12:31 AM
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XTI Aircraft has adjusted its design for the TriFan 600 hybrid-electric VTOL airplane.

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Horizon Breaks from Astro

Horizon Breaks from Astro

  • 27 Aug 2022 12:27 AM
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Astro Aerospace announced on Aug. 4 that it has sold eVTOL developer Horizon Aircraft to a group of Astro shareholders, roughly one year after the US firm acquired the Toronto-based eVTOL developer.

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Airbus Building eVTOL Test Site

Airbus Building eVTOL Test Site

  • 27 Aug 2022 12:13 AM
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Airbus Helicopters has begun constructing a test center for the CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL aircraft, the company announced in a July 27 press release.

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VW China Reveals Flying Tiger

VW China Reveals Flying Tiger

  • 27 Aug 2022 12:10 AM
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On July 27, Volkswagen Group China unveiled its first eVTOL prototype aircraft, the V.MO Prototype 001.

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Ascendance Adds to Orders

Ascendance Adds to Orders

  • 27 Aug 2022 12:09 AM
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Ascendance Flight Technologies has accumulated tentative orders for 245 ATEA aircraft, according to a July 22 report in FlightGlobal.

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