Who’s Where In AAM

By Carole Rickard Hedden Jan 17, 2022
The latest executive moves in advanced air mobility.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

The Week In Technology, Jan. 17-21, 2022

By Graham Warwick Jan 17, 2022
Satcom for Perlan glider; Alcohol-to-jet SAF boost; Regent’s seaglider demonstrator; Aura picks batteries; and Dufour adds distributor.
Emerging Technologies

Upcoming Events

By Carole Rickard Hedden Jan 14, 2022
To list an event, send information in calendar format to Carole Rickard Hedden at carole.hedden@aviationweek.com. For a complete list of Aviation Week Network’s upcoming events and to register, visit www.aviationweek.com/events.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

EPS Battery To Power Aura’s Aerobatic Trainer

By Graham Warwick Jan 12, 2022
French startup Aura Aero has selected Electric Power Systems (EPS) to provide the battery system for its prototype Integral E electric-powered aerobatic training aircraft.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Florida Task Force To Set Path For Statewide AAM Integration

By Carole Rickard Hedden Jan 12, 2022
The Florida House and Senate are moving quickly to establish an Advanced Air Mobility Study Task Force within the Department of Transportation.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

The Week In Technology, Jan. 10-14, 2022

By Graham Warwick Jan 12, 2022
Hydrogen air transporters; Cryogenic materials testing; Fuel-cell ambitions; Scalable sustainable fuel; and New Zealand’s solar UAV.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Weekly Debrief: AAM Report Begins Stock Coverage

By Carole Rickard Hedden Jan 11, 2022
Aviation Week’s Advanced Air Mobility Report adds a new feature this week to extend our coverage of the emerging AAM industry.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Sweden’s Savback To Distribute Dufour’s eVTOL

By Graham Warwick Jan 11, 2022
Sweden’s Savback Helicopters is expanding the range of rotorcraft it sells, adding Dufour Aerospace’s electric tiltwing aircraft.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Embraer Lessor Falko Signs LOI For Eve EVTOLs

By Graham Warwick Jan 11, 2022
As Eve Urban Air Mobility prepares to go public as an independent entity, it is leaning heavily on its parent company Embraer and that includes access to its customer base.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Twente Cluster Looks To Switch MRO Focus

By James Pozzi Jan 11, 2022
Netherlands’ Twente Airport is changing paths to embrace the evolving aviation landscape.
Emerging Technologies

U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Faces New Tests

By Brian Everstine Jan 11, 2022
New factory to build prototypes for developmental and operational testing through 2025.
Aircraft & Propulsion

FAA Grants Drone Flight Expansion In New York State

By Bill Carey Jan 07, 2022
The operator of an FAA-designated test site for unmanned aircraft systems said the agency has authorized it to fly drones beyond an operator’s vision within a 50-mi. airspace corridor in New York State.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Challenging Year Ahead For Advanced Air Mobility Market Leaders

By Graham Warwick Jan 07, 2022
Finalizing aircraft certification plans and filling out the mobility ecosystem are priorities for 2022.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

China’s EHang Focuses On Becoming An Urban Air Mobility Provider

By Graham Warwick Jan 07, 2022
China’s eVTOL leader shifts strategy from aircraft sales to mobility service.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Airbus, Eve Leading Next Wave Of AAM Companies

By Graham Warwick Jan 07, 2022
The time to wait and see is over, with Airbus, Embraer and others stepping up their commitment to the AAM market.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

AAM Fundraising Turns To Electric Convential, Short Takeoff Aircraft

By Graham Warwick Jan 07, 2022
Developers of eSTOL aircraft believe the limitations of battery technology are best overcome by using 300 ft. of runway
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

First Take, Jan. 10-23, 2022

By Graham Warwick Jan 07, 2022
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aerospace

Ganzarski Leaves MagniX, Eviation

By Carole Rickard Hedden Jan 06, 2022
Roei Ganzarski, one of advanced air mobility’s resounding voices and leaders, announced Jan. 6 that he is leaving MagniX and Eviation Aircraft.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Second Preproduction eVTOL Joins Joby’s Test Program

By Graham Warwick Jan 06, 2022
Joby Aviation has formally added a second preproduction prototype to the test program for its S4 tiltprop electric vertical takeoff and landing air taxi.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Eaton Buys Royal Power Solutions In Electric Aero Play

By Michael Bruno Jan 06, 2022
Eaton, a mid-tier aerospace and defense supplier, has acquired Royal Power Solutions, a U.S.-based manufacturer of high-precision electrical connectivity components used in electric vehicle, energy management, industrial and mobility markets.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Michigan, Ontario Launch Unique Drone Delivery Research Project

By Michael Bruno Jan 06, 2022
Michigan and Ontario officials have unveiled a cross-border research study of commercial drones to explore whether small unmanned aircraft can be flown beyond line of sight and used for just-in-time delivery, medical transport or other small-scale deployments.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

AAM Fundraising Attention Turns To eSTOL, eCTOL

By Graham Warwick Jan 05, 2022
After playing out through most of 2020 and 2021 for the electric vertical takeoff and landing industry, the process of assembling memorandums of understanding, letters of intent and other expressions of interest to bolster fundraising drives is underway in other parts of the evolving advanced air mobility market.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

AAM Briefs

By Carole Rickard Hedden Jan 05, 2022
EHang has established an air mobility experience center in Guangzhou, China, which includes a rooftop vertiport and hangar.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Agricultural Aviation’s 100th Anniversary Includes Drones

By William Garvey Jan 05, 2022
Many ag operators initially viewed ag “drones” as threats but now see them as complementary rather than competitive.
Aircraft & Propulsion

New Zealand’s Kea Advances Solar Stratospheric UAV Plans

By Graham Warwick Jan 04, 2022
New Zealand startup Kea Aerospace has conducted a 14 hr. 3 min. test flight of a subscale prototype as it continues development of a large, solar-powered unmanned aircraft capable of remaining aloft in the stratosphere for months.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation