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Joby and Volocopter Fly in New York City

Joby and Volocopter Fly in New York City

  • 26 Dec 2023 05:35 AM
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On Monday, Nov. 13, Joby and Volocopter conducted demonstration flights of their electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft in New York City.

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Four Companies Dash for DARPA’s SPRINT

Four Companies Dash for DARPA’s SPRINT

  • 25 Dec 2023 04:31 AM
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On Nov. 1, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that it had selected four companies — Aurora Flight Sciences, Bell, Northrop Grumman and Piasecki Aircraft — to design prototypes for a high-speed vertical takeoff and landing (HSVTOL) X-Plane.

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Air Force, Army to Develop Heavy VTOL Drones

Air Force, Army to Develop Heavy VTOL Drones

  • 25 Dec 2023 04:11 AM
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The US Air Force and Army awarded contracts to multiple firms to develop heavy-lift vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) drones.

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eVTOL Leaders Continue to Accelerate Progress

eVTOL Leaders Continue to Accelerate Progress

  • 24 Dec 2023 06:21 AM
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As 2023 was coming to a close, the leading electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft developers appeared to accelerate their efforts to bring their ambitious plans to fruition.

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Electric CTOL/STOL News, Jan/Feb 2024

Electric CTOL/STOL News, Jan/Feb 2024

  • 21 Dec 2023 01:19 AM
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Here’s our roundup of recent news on battery-electric, hybrid-electric and hydrogen-electric conventional takeoff and landing (eCTOL) and electric short takeoff and landing (eSTOL) aircraft for advanced air mobility (AAM) applications.

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Odys Unveils Laila VTOL UAS

Odys Unveils Laila VTOL UAS

  • 21 Dec 2023 01:16 AM
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Odys Aviation is developing a multi-role uncrewed VTOL UAS, according to a Nov. 30 report by Future Flight.

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Rolls-Royce to Exit Electric, Hydrogen Pursuits

Rolls-Royce to Exit Electric, Hydrogen Pursuits

  • 21 Dec 2023 12:55 AM
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Rolls-Royce announced on Nov. 28 that it would sell its business unit responsible for developing engines for electric-powered aircraft.

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Oregon Considers JA1 Pulse

Oregon Considers JA1 Pulse

  • 21 Dec 2023 12:52 AM
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Jump Aero and the Oregon Department of Aviation signed a memorandum of understanding to explore the potential of Jump Aero’s JA1 Pulse eVTOL aircraft, the California-based company revealed on Nov. 28.

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Moya eVTOL Takes Flight

Moya eVTOL Takes Flight

  • 21 Dec 2023 12:49 AM
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Moya Aero announced that it completed the first flight of a prototype of the Moya eVTOL uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) on Nov. 15, the Brazilian company announced on Dec. 4.

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Honeywell Builds $10B AAM Business

Honeywell Builds $10B AAM Business

  • 20 Dec 2023 05:54 PM
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Honeywell reported on Nov. 13 that its AAM business unit had secured contracts amounting to more than $10B.

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