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Brian Garrett-Glaser | September 15 2020 5:55 pm

Volansi Secures $50 Million Series B for Autonomous VTOL Cargo Delivery

Volansi completed a $50 million Series B financing round led by Icon Ventures to continue development of its autonomous vertical takeoff ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | August 26 2020 11:39 am

Vertical Aerospace Reveals ‘VA-1X’ Air Taxi, Targets 2024 for Commercial Operations

Vertical Aerospace, Britain's leading entrant in the race to commercialize electric vertical flight, unveiled the VA-1X, a ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | August 24 2020 7:34 pm

EHang Joins ICAO’s Ambular Project As First Hardware Partner

Chinese autonomous aerial vehicle-maker EHang has joined Ambular, a volunteer project run by the International Civil Aviation Organization ( ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | August 19 2020 6:03 pm

Long Road Ahead for FAA, Airports on Drone Security and Integration

Continuing on its path toward greater integration of drones into the national airspace, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will soon ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | August 18 2020 6:20 pm

What the First Passenger Air Taxi Services Will Look Like

The early days of passenger air taxi service are likely to be more conventional than one would expect from what has been hyped as a ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | August 13 2020 9:01 am

Aerospace Technology Institute Launches One-Year Study of Zero Emission Commercial Aircraft

The UK's Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) will lead a one-year project to study design challenges and potential for a ...

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Brian Garrett-Glaser | August 1 2020 5:25 pm

Searching for Early Use Cases for eVTOL Aircraft

With the vision of urban air taxis many years away from fruition, advocates for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft are ...
IIOT | July 31 2020 12:02 am

Beyond Fleet Management

Real-time Location Systems (RTLS) monitoring offers key advantages for managing fleets of vehicles It’s no secret that effective fleet ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | July 26 2020 2:34 am

Defining the Market for Air Taxis: Short Urban Hops, or Longer-Range Transport?

For all the hype surrounding high-speed urban air taxis, Munich, Germany-based consultancy Roland Berger believes that shorter distance, ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | July 22 2020 1:58 pm

Uber Elevate Adds Hidden Level as Sensor, Airspace Awareness Partner

Uber Elevate added sensor and data processing company Hidden Level to its ecosystem to further its development of safe, reliable ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | July 14 2020 4:17 pm

Five Companies and NUAIR Begin Work on UTM Contingency Management

A team of companies received $1.6 million from the Federal Aviation Administration to build and test their Contingency Management Platform ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | July 13 2020 4:03 pm

Breaking Down the FAA’s V1.0 ConOps for Urban Air Mobility

The Federal Aviation Administration's NextGen office recently published its V1.0 Concept of Operations for urban air mobility, ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | July 7 2020 5:47 pm

Talking UTM and UAM With Robert Hammett, CEO of OneSky

As interested parties across the drone and air taxi space eagerly await the widespread implementation of unmanned traffic management (UTM) ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | July 2 2020 3:07 pm

Will Wisk’s Straight-to-Autonomous Air Taxi Strategy Pay Off?

July 1 marked the one-year anniversary of Wisk, an urban air mobility company formed as a joint venture between Boeing and Kitty Hawk, ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | June 30 2020 2:56 pm

UK Prime Minister: Britain Should Develop World’s First Net Zero Long-Haul Passenger Jet

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a speech on June 30 challenged the British aerospace industry to produce the world's first " ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | June 25 2020 7:49 pm

Have We Reached the ‘Tipping Point’ for Government Investment in Sustainable Aviation?

Nations on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean have made significant regulatory and financial commitments to building sustainable aviation ...
Cal Biesecker | June 23 2020 8:51 pm

Pekoske Updates Guidance For TSA Strategy; Agency Seeks 'Near Contactless' Checkpoint

The Transportation Security Administration needs to move toward a "near contactless experience" at airport checkpoints through ...
Brian Garrett-Glaser | June 17 2020 5:56 pm

Do Safety Regulators Want Parachutes On Passenger Air Taxis?

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has told a major air taxi manufacturer that it would be penalized for including a ...
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