AAM_Tech_Developments

By Graham Warwick
Recent revisions of the certification requirements for EVTOL aircraft that narrowed the gap between European and U.S. regulators come as welcome news to Lilium.
Advanced Air Mobility Departments

By Ben Goldstein
The latest events in advanced air mobility are chronicled.
Advanced Air Mobility Departments

By Ben Goldstein
Israeli startup AIR has unveiled an unmanned cargo version of its AIR ONE personal electric-vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
Advanced Air Mobility Departments

By Ben Goldstein
French AAM startup Ascendance Flight Technologies says development work on its first full-scale Atea prototype is progressing toward a first flight in 2025.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Ben Goldstein
Archer Aviation’s Midnight electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) vehicle has completed its first transition flight.
Advanced Air Mobility Departments

By Ben Goldstein
When it comes to speed and payload, there is a large gap in the transport network between the capacities of fixed-wing aircraft and ships, trucks and trains.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Ben Goldstein
Lilium CEO Klaus Roewe expects $100 million in loan guarantees from the German and Bavarian governments, while talks with France toward $200 million continue.
Advanced Air Mobility

The latest news from the AAM and eVTOL sector.
Advanced Air Mobility Departments

By Angus Batey
Britain stands on the cusp of taking a leading role in the deployment of hydrogen-electric power systems in aviation, says insiders.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Utah has launched a project to establish an advanced air mobility (AAM) ecosystem in the state ahead of the 2034 Winter Olympic Games.
Emerging Technologies

By Jens Flottau
Advanced air mobility startup Volocopter has secured fresh funding that is expected to finance the company beyond certification of the VoloCity multicopter.
Advanced Air Mobility Departments

By Ben Goldstein
Archer expects to make the first transition of its full-scale Midnight prototype in the coming months, marking a key milestone in development of its air taxi.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Ben Goldstein
Infrastructure startup Urban-Air Port believes use of its Vertical Airfield concept could help unlock new efficiency for the advanced air mobility industry.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Garrett Reim
Archer Aviation has finished building its battery pack manufacturing line in San Jose, California.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Ben Goldstein
Joby continues to advance toward type certification, submitting test plans for its S4 air taxi, while continuing with certification tests of components.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
A consortium led by H2Fly has received German government funding to develop a 350-kW hydrogen fuel cell system designed for commercial aircraft applications.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research is adding a facility to enable tethered flight testing of eVTOL aircraft.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
A subscale flight demonstrator of distributed electric propulsion for large passenger aircraft has made its remotely piloted first flight.
Advanced Air Mobility Departments

By Ben Goldstein
U.S. electric seaglider startup Regent has partnered with sustainable- and maritime-aircraft lessor Monte to offer leasing options for the Viceroy seaglider.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Chinese startup Volant Aerotech has completed a 100 million yuan ($14 million) funding round to continue development of its VE25-100 eVTOL air taxi.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Merlin and MIT Lincoln Laboratory are integrating the next-generation collision-avoidance system for uncrewed aircraft into the Merlin Pilot flight system.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Tony Osborne
Robinson Helicopter has made the first corporate acquisition in its 50-year history by purchasing an uncrewed air system (UAS) developer.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Advanced battery startup Amprius and battery pack manufacturer Stafl Systems to develop high-performance battery systems for uncrewed aircraft and AAM.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Graham Warwick
The European Commission has adopted a package of legislation for drones and electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Aviation Week ranks the 15 leading companies in the nascent eVTOL market.
Advanced Air Mobility