Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
New drive systems combining hydrogen fuel cells and distributed electric propulsion can be costly to develop.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Adrian Schofield
Air New Zealand has selected an over-water domestic short-haul route for its planned electric aircraft demonstration flights.
Airports & Networks

By Tony Osborne
GKN Aerospace is nearing critical milestones in its H2Gear hydrogen-electric powertrain research and technology project after overcoming supply chain issues.
Emerging Technologies

By Ben Goldstein
Beta Technologies has received certification of its Charge Cube from UL, signifying the design complies with existing safety standards and regulations.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Vertiport developer and drone operator Skyports has raised more than $110 million in a Series C funding round.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Garrett Reim
Dark, a developer of a space junk interceptor rocket, has raised a $6 million seed round extension.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Lilium has begun producing battery packs for the first prototype Lilium Jet.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Czech startup Zuri has completed a large-scale ground testbed for its planned five-seat hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxi.
Advanced Air Mobility

Aviation Week Staff
Supported by Itochu, Germany’s Wingcopter has applied for Japanese certification of its Wingcopter 198 delivery drone.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Scandinavian Seaplanes, Norway’s largest seaplane operator, has signed a strategic partnership with Dovetail Electric Aviation to electrify its fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Moya Aero is preparing to test automated takeoff, flight to predefined points, return to home and landing on its demonstrator eVTOL.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Garrett Reim
Electric Power Systems (EPS) has unveiled a new battery, the Electric Propulsion ion Core Ecosystem 2.0 (EPIC 2.0), that promises 90 min. of power for flight and 30 min. of reserve power.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Ben Goldstein
The AAM Stock Composite declined 8% during the week ending April 12, dragged lower by broad-based selling among air taxi OEMs.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Eve Air Mobility has chosen Korea Aerospace Industries to supply the pylons for its electric air taxi, the first supply deal for the OEM in the AAM market.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
GoAero's competition to develop a VTOL aircraft for emergency-response missions has revised its rules in a bid to open up the contest to more teams.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Natilus' regional cargo feeder is the first in a planned family of blended-wing-body uncrewed aircraft.
Emerging Technologies

By Graham Warwick
Japan backs aircraft electrification; flying warehouse for delivery drones; certifying autonomous flight; silicon batteries for eVTOL.
Emerging Technologies

By Ben Goldstein
A widening gap between the well-capitalized and poorly capitalized startups suggests that not all the publicly traded players will make it to entry into service
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Under the Wilbur Air brand, the company plans to operate a range of aircraft from heavy-lift cargo drones to regional passenger airliners.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Wisk plans to fly the first prototype of its sixth-generation electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft this year.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Ben Goldstein
The pair of orders came from Air2E, a German sustainable business travel startup, and Hopscotch Air, a private aviation company based in New York.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
The nondilutive financial support from Invest Victoria will support Dovetail’s development of electrified propulsion systems for regional aircraft.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Ben Goldstein
The startup’s plans have been enabled by EU regulations that established a risk-based approach to the operation of civil uncrewed aircraft systems.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Ben Goldstein
The company is currently assembling its first fourth-generation Aero2 X2.3 pre-series aircraft, with plans to build two more this year and several more in 2025.
Advanced Air Mobility

By Graham Warwick
Amprius introduced the SiCore battery in January as a companion to its SiMaxx silicon-nanowire technology.
Emerging Technologies