Unmanned & Urban Aviation

Jul 27, 2021
With eight issues of the Advanced Air Mobility Report under our belts, one of the staggering pieces of data we have encountered is the number of companies involved in the emerging market.
Jul 27, 2021
Automakers are eyeing the market, directly by developing eVTOL vehicles or indirectly by providing investment, expertise and suppliers.
Jul 26, 2021
Electrifying caravans; Hybrid Dash 8 demo; Unmanned SAR; Fractional VoltAero owners; Evaluating electric aircraft; Battery-powered R44.
Jul 23, 2021
Vertical Aerospace’s business model differs significantly from those of its advanced air mobility rivals that are also planning to go public via mergers with blank-check companies, and the UK startup thinks that will give it a competitive edge.
Jul 23, 2021
Greece’s new Rafales; Army Starts FLRAA competition; Indonesia buys T-50s; and the U.S. Air Force rationale for Global Hawk retirement.
Jul 28, 2021
Customcells will industrialize battery cells for mass production, a key step in Lilium’s plans to scale-up production capacity ahead of the aircraft’s planned commercial launch in 2024.
Jul 28, 2021
In a key step towards development of the planned follow-on seven-seater air taxi, Samad Aerospace has completed hover tests of its half-scale e-Starling all-electric prototype aircraft.
Jul 27, 2021
Chinese autonomous air vehicle (AAV) startup EHang has begun operations at its newly commissioned production facility in Yunfu, around 100 mi. west of its Guangzhou headquarters.
Jul 27, 2021
With eight issues of the Advanced Air Mobility Report under our belts, one of the staggering pieces of data we have encountered is the number of companies involved in the emerging market.
Jul 27, 2021
Electra.aero was founded on the premise that ultrashort-takeoff regional aircraft enabled by distributed electric propulsion would fly more payload longer distances than vertical-takeoff vehicles while still being able to operate from a similarly constrained urban footprint.
Jul 27, 2021
The California-based electric air taxi developer has marked a key flight test milestone by flying a full-size S4 prototype to its design range of more than 150 mi. on a single charge.
Jul 26, 2021
Backed by XPeng Motors, startup XPeng Huitian has flown the Voyager X2, a two-seat multicopter described as its fifth generation of electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing vehicle.
Jul 23, 2021
Electric vertical-lift aircraft, like helicopters, are likely to become known for their versatility—from medical evacuation to express logistics to passenger transport. Now add another potential role: an electrical generator.