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Vertiport Standards Update

Vertiport Standards Update

  • 10 Nov 2022 03:41 AM
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After a substantial amount of time and effort on the part of numerous individuals (many of whom are volunteers), along with various organizations and numerous regulatory representatives, two vertiport standards have now been published to support planning for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for advanced air mobility (AAM) operations.

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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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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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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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US Air Force Tells Congress of Agility Prime Successes

US Air Force Tells Congress of Agility Prime Successes

  • 16 Sep 2022 01:45 AM
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The US Air Force report to Congress details the overview, approach, milestones, and future plans for the AFWERX Agility Prime program. This new approach is accelerating and adopting dual-use technologies in the Department of the Air Force, specifically for the transformative vertical lift and electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) industry.

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Washington Report, Sept-Oct 2022

Washington Report, Sept-Oct 2022

  • 01 Sep 2022 01:49 PM
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The US Congress has a new advocacy group for the promotion of advanced air mobility (AAM).

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NASA’s LA-8: Generating Public eVTOL Data

NASA’s LA-8: Generating Public eVTOL Data

  • 06 Jul 2022 05:33 PM
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While numerous electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft move toward certification, NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, is researching how these aircraft operate and interact with an electric-propulsion system.

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Washington Report, Jul-Aug 2022

Washington Report, Jul-Aug 2022

  • 06 Jul 2022 03:13 PM
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Leadership Moves, July-August 2022

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EHang Continues Drive to CAAC Certification

EHang Continues Drive to CAAC Certification

  • 07 Dec 2021 08:28 AM
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EHang, the Guangzhou-based developer of eVTOL aircraft, announced that China’s aviation authority is close to certifying the EHang EH216.

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Is Hydrogen Aviation’s Clean Fuel for the Near Future?

Is Hydrogen Aviation’s Clean Fuel for the Near Future?

  • 22 Nov 2021 08:37 AM
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Is hydrogen aviation’s clean fuel for the near future? As the world struggles to combat global warming, the Biden Administration’s $1.2T infrastructure bill and Aviation Climate Action Plan, as well as the UN COP26 climate discussions, indicate the answer is “Yes.”

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