Ferrovial, AECOM Focus On Florida Site Selection

By Carole Rickard Hedden Sep 24, 2022
Ferrovial Vertiports, which is working with Lilium to develop a network of vertiports in Florida for operation of Lilium Jets, is extending its partnership with infrastructure consulting firm AECOM.
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AAM Briefs

Aviation Week Staff Sep 23, 2022
The Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Safety Operations and Innovation will hold a hearing on FAA Reauthorization: Integrating New Entrants into the National Airspace System at 2:15 p.m. Sept. 28.
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AAM Developers Undeterred By FAA Certification Shift

By Bill Carey Sep 22, 2022
Aspiring advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicle developers gathered for an event near the U.S. Capitol described their progress toward entering commercial service on a day that saw the AAM ranks thinned by one company.
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Startup Spotlight: Duxion Motors

By Graham Warwick Sep 22, 2022
Newfoundland-based startup Duxion Motors is preparing to run a subscale version of its eJet electric jet engine.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Agility Prime Funds Mayman’s Speeder

By Carole Rickard Hedden Sep 22, 2022
The U.S. Air Force AFWerX Agility Prime initiative has added Mayman Aerospace to the list of companies receiving support to develop new-generation vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.
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Kittyhawk To Shut Down; Wisk Aero To Continue

By Carole Rickard Hedden Sep 21, 2022
Advanced air mobility startup Kittyhawk has ceased operations.
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Europe Gears Up For Urban Air Mobility Kickoff

By Thierry Dubois Sep 21, 2022
European regulators are showing support and using a new approach to rulemaking as they prepare for the emergence of urban air mobility.
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Airbus, Ecocopter To Launch UAM In Latin America

By Carole Rickard Hedden Sep 21, 2022
Airbus and Ecocopter of Chile sign memorandum of understanding to explore and define launch scenarios for air mobility operations.
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UH2 To Collaborate On Zero-Emission Effort In Denmark

By Carole Rickard Hedden Sep 21, 2022
Universal Hydrogen CEO and co-founder Paul Eremenko has another project lined up toward meeting his long-held goal of transforming regional air transportation
Aircraft & Propulsion

Startup Spotlight: Mako Aerospace

By Graham Warwick Sep 21, 2022
Mako Aerospace is a Scottish startup developing an electric jet engine for small regional airliners.
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Wisk Aero Unveils Proposed Concept Of Operations

By Garrett Reim Sep 21, 2022
Wisk envisions one “multivehicle supervisor” managing three air taxis at once from a remote location by 2030.
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Regent Seaglider Demonstrator Completes First Flights

Aviation Week Network Staff Sep 21, 2022
Regent’s seaglider technology demonstrator completed its first successful series of flights in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, on Sept. 19, utilizing all three modes of maritime operation—floating, foiling and flying.
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Embraer Invests In XMobots

By Carole Rickard Hedden Sep 20, 2022
Embraer will acquire a minority shareholding in XMobots, Latin America’s largest drone company.
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Company Profile: Vertical Aerospace

Sep 20, 2022
Vertical Aerospace completed a merger with Broadstone Acquisition in December 2021, taking the company public.
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AAM Composite Up By 7%

By Carole Rickard Hedden Sep 19, 2022
The advanced air mobility industry’s publicly traded companies in the AAM Composite showed a 7% increase in average price for the five days beginning Sept. 13 and ending Sept. 19 over the previous five-day period.
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Upcoming Events

Aviation Week Staff Sep 19, 2022
Sept. 20-22—MRO Asia Pacific, Aviation Week Network www.aviationweek.com/Events
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Eve Lands In Chicago To Demonstrate eVTOL Flights

By Carole Rickard Hedden Sep 19, 2022
When Embraer launched its advanced air mobility efforts, the company took a slightly different tack.
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Who’s Where In AAM

Aviation Week Staff Sep 16, 2022
Los Angeles-based aviation company Skyryse has appointed Will Fulton as vice president of Product and Marketing.
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Inside Eve’s Chicago Urban Air Mobility Simulation

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Sep 16, 2022
Aviation Week editors ride along with Eve co-CEO Andre Stein to learn more about the company’s preparations for eVTOL operations.
Business Aviation

AAM Briefs

Aviation Week Staff Sep 16, 2022
ZeroAvia has conducted medium-power taxi testing of its Dornier 228 hydrogen propulsion testbed at Kemble in the UK.
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Alice High-Speed Taxi Tests Imminent, Says New Eviation CEO

By Guy Norris Sep 16, 2022
Eviation Aircraft is set to begin high-speed taxi tests of the all-electric Alice aircraft in coming days as part of final preparations for first flight, says the company’s new CEO, Greg Davis.
Business Aviation

AeroVironment Unveils Visual-Based Navigation For Puma Drones

By Garrett Reim Sep 15, 2022
AeroVironment has unveiled a visual-based navigation system for its Puma 2 AE and Puma 3 AE reconnaissance drones for situations when GPS signals are jammed or disrupted.
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Ampaire Selects EPS Batteries For Hybrid-Electric Eco Caravan

By Graham Warwick Sep 15, 2022
Electric Power System has secured another battery pack supply contract in the emerging electric aircraft market with its selection to provide the energy storage system for Ampaire’s hybrid-electric Eco Caravan conversion of the Cessna Caravan single-turboprop utility aircraft.
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Europe’s AiRMOUR UAM For EMS Project Begins Test Flights

By Graham Warwick Sep 15, 2022
Live drone flights under a European project to validate the use of autonomous aircraft for emergency medical services are planned to begin in Stavanger, Norway, on Sept. 21.
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FAA Awards Raytheon New WAAS Contract

By Bill Carey Sep 15, 2022
The FAA has awarded Raytheon Intelligence & Space an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a ceiling of $375 million over 10 years to upgrade the Wide Area Augmentation System space-based precision navigation system.
Business Aviation