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SkyDrive Enters US eVTOL Market

SkyDrive Enters US eVTOL Market

  • 31 Jan 2023 08:44 AM
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SkyDrive will open a home base in South Carolina and intends to enter the US market for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. In an announcement on Jan. 24 at the Vertical Flight Society’s (VFS) 10th Annual eVTOL Symposium in Mesa, Arizona, SkyDrive said that South Carolina’s mild climate and its tourism and aerospace industries were among the factors that attracted it to the state.

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MightyFly Unveils Cento eVTOL

MightyFly Unveils Cento eVTOL

  • 24 Jan 2023 11:58 AM
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MightyFly has produced the second generation of its electric VTOL (eVTOL) delivery drone, the company announced in a press release on Jan. 24. The Cento is an improved version of the MF-100, a demonstrator the company revealed in April 2021. In the new vehicle, MightyFly has added a single rear-mounted propeller for forward flight and made additional improvements to enhance the efficiency and safety of the aircraft. 

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Archer’s Midnight Showing

Archer’s Midnight Showing

  • 11 Jan 2023 10:08 AM
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First-tier supplier Honeywell Aerospace plans to be a leading supplier to the advanced air mobility (AAM) sector.

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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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Beta Alia-250 Prototype Flies Cross Country to Arkansas

Beta Alia-250 Prototype Flies Cross Country to Arkansas

  • 02 Jun 2022 03:20 PM
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On May 23–30, 2022, Beta Technologies flew its prototype Alia-250 eVTOL aircraft (N250UT) cross country to Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Beta Alia-250 Prototype Flies Cross Country to Ohio

Beta Alia-250 Prototype Flies Cross Country to Ohio

  • 24 May 2022 01:26 PM
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On May 23–24, 2022, Beta Technologies flew its prototype Alia-250 eVTOL aircraft (N250UT) cross country to Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport (SGH) in Ohio.

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TCab Tech makes transition flights with E20 50%-scale demonstrator

TCab Tech makes transition flights with E20 50%-scale demonstrator

  • 13 May 2022 01:11 PM
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TCab Tech has steadily furthered its E20 development. During the first quarter of the year, the company completed transition flights with its E20 50%-scale tilt-propeller demonstrator.

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Beta Alia-250 Flies to New Hampshire

Beta Alia-250 Flies to New Hampshire

  • 18 Apr 2022 07:23 PM
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On April 15 to April 18, 2022, the Beta Alia flew a cross-country trip from its headquarters in Vermont to New Hampshire and back.

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TCab E20 Half-Scale Demonstrator Successfully Completes Its Maiden Flight

TCab E20 Half-Scale Demonstrator Successfully Completes Its Maiden Flight

  • 04 Jan 2022 11:36 PM
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On December 30, 2021, a half-scale prototype of TCab’s E20 eVTOL aircraft completed its maiden flight. This half-scale demonstrator has a wingspan of 6 meters, and has further taken on the E20’s aerodynamic characteristics with the addition of flap and variable-pitch rotor configurations.

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eMagic One Silently Comes Out of Stealth

eMagic One Silently Comes Out of Stealth

  • 18 Dec 2021 10:02 AM
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The eMagic One, a new electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) proof-of-concept demonstrator, made its public debut at the EUROPEAN ROTORS exhibition in Cologne, Germany, on Nov. 8–10. Developed by eMagic Aircraft, the eMagic One is the product of company founders Michael Kügelgen and Thomas Senkel, who sought to maximize the endurance and range of eVTOL aircraft without compromising on safety.

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