With over 150 air vehicles in development, along with supporting technologies, service concepts and infrastructure schemes, urban air mobility (UAM) is viewed by many companies as their next big thing. Billions of dollars will need to be spent to bring these concepts to market. This raises the question of market size and whether or not the market will justify this massive investment. First, any dispassionate market analysis should view UAM vehicles as rotorcraft. The terms “flying ...

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