FAA’s Dickson: Cross-Agency Coordination On AAM Is Essential

By Graham Warwick Jun 16, 2021
Enabling type certification of electric air taxis is a priority for the FAA, but equally important is ensuring these new types of aircraft can operate at scale in the U.S. national airspace system, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson has told Aviation Week.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Honeywell Partners With Lilium As Key Supplier And Investor

By Graham Warwick Jun 09, 2021
The avionics and flight control systems for Lilium’s seven-seat electric regional air taxi will be supplied by Honeywell.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Lilium Unveils SPAC Deal, Seven-Seat eVTOL

By Graham Warwick Mar 30, 2021
German regional air mobility startup Lilium is to go public in a deal expected to provide up to $830 million in funds to complete certification, begin production and launch commercial operation of its piloted seven-seat Lilium Jet air taxi in 2024.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Lilium, Ferrovial To Build Out Air Taxi Network In Florida

By Graham Warwick Jan 29, 2021
As it ramps up plans to launch its regional air mobility service, German startup Lilium has partnered with airport constructor and operator Ferrovial to develop and operate a network of at least 10 vertiports across Florida.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Lilium Teams With German Airports On Regional Mobility Study

By Tony Osborne Sep 08, 2020
German electric aircraft start-up Lilium has partnered up with Dusseldorf and Cologne/Bonn airports to study air mobility networks in the region.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Air Taxi Startup Lilium Secures Toray Aerostructures Deal

By Jens Flottau Jul 13, 2020
German air taxi startup Lilium is in “detailed discussions” with major suppliers as it prepares the next stage in development and service-entry of its Lilium Jet after concluding an agreement with Toray Industries to deliver composites for the aircraft’s structure.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Lilium Takes Scalable Approach To Vertiports For Urban Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick Jul 07, 2020
With plans to operate as well as produce its electric air taxis, German startup Lilium has unveiled its thinking on modular vertiports that could start small, but scale up quickly as the market takes off.
Emerging Technologies