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Kittyhawk Winding Down

Kittyhawk Winding Down

  • 10 Nov 2022 03:13 AM
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In a surprise announcement on Sept. 21, Kitty Hawk Corporation, the California-based eVTOL developer backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, said that it will “wind down” operations.

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Sabrewing Takes Flight

Sabrewing Takes Flight

  • 30 Oct 2022 09:24 AM
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Sabrewing announced on Sept. 28 that it has conducted the maiden flight of its RH-1-A Rhaegal hybrid-electric VTOL cargo drone. 

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Vertical Lifts Off Under Cover

Vertical Lifts Off Under Cover

  • 30 Oct 2022 09:21 AM
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Vertical Aerospace announced on Sept. 26 that the company had conducted the first tethered airborne tests of the full-scale prototype of its VX4 eVTOL aircraft.

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Lilium Achieves Transition Flight

Lilium Achieves Transition Flight

  • 30 Oct 2022 09:16 AM
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Munich, Germany-based Lilium completed a full transition from hover to fully wing-borne cruise flight, generating lift from both the wings and canard.

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SkyDrive Reveals SD-05, Series C Funding

SkyDrive Reveals SD-05, Series C Funding

  • 30 Oct 2022 09:10 AM
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On Sept. 26, SkyDrive, a Japan-based eVTOL developer, revealed the design of its SD-05, its two-seat multicopter eVTOL aircraft.

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United Backs Eve

United Backs Eve

  • 30 Oct 2022 09:06 AM
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United Airlines said on Sept. 8 that it will invest $15M in Eve Air Mobility, the Embraer-backed eVTOL developer.

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Airbus Looks to Japan

Airbus Looks to Japan

  • 30 Oct 2022 09:02 AM
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Airbus announced on Sept. 7 that it has partnered with helicopter operator Hiratagakuen to introduce the CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL aircraft to the Kansai region in south-central Japan.

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GoFly Extends Competition

GoFly Extends Competition

  • 30 Oct 2022 07:49 AM
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GoFly announced in early September that it is extending the deadline for its competition for a personal VTOL until September 2023.

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Navy Evaluates Transwing VTOL

Navy Evaluates Transwing VTOL

  • 30 Oct 2022 05:51 AM
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The US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) announced in September that it had taken delivery of its first PteroDynamics XP-4 Transwing, an eVTOL uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) with folding wings.

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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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