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Hammerhead eV20 Cargo Drone Can Carry Spot the Robot Dog in Its Luggage Compartment
Hammerhead eV20 Cargo Drone Can Carry Spot the Robot Dog in Its Luggage Compartment

17 Sep 2021, 15:31 UTC / Airlogix took advantage of this year's edition of the Commercial UAV Expo Americas to announce its newest cargo drone, the Hammerhead eV20

 
This eVTOL Claims to Be Better Than a Helicopter, and Quieter Too. Has a Range Of 3 Hours
This eVTOL Claims to Be Better Than a Helicopter, and Quieter Too. Has a Range Of 3 Hours

13 Sep 2021, 19:48 UTC / Terrafugia-owned company Commaris launches an electric VTOL that can put helicopters out of commission. The Seeker can cover 170 miles on a single charge.

 
NASA Starts Testing Joby eVTOL Aircraft to Help Advance Airspace Mobility in the U.S.
NASA Starts Testing Joby eVTOL Aircraft to Help Advance Airspace Mobility in the U.S.

1 Sep 2021, 18:45 UTC / NASA announced that it has started testing Joby Aviation's electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft as part of its AAM National Campaign.

 
Penguin C VTOL Has a Special Trick Up Its Sleeve That Makes It Stay Up for Over 14 Hours
Penguin C VTOL Has a Special Trick Up Its Sleeve That Makes It Stay Up for Over 14 Hours

24 Aug 2021, 14:20 UTC / UAV Factory has rolled out its new VTOL aircraft called Penguin C Mk2. Thanks to its boom technology, it can fly for more than 14 hours.

 
U.S.-Made Drone Proves Outstanding High Altitude Performance During Endurance Flight
U.S.-Made Drone Proves Outstanding High Altitude Performance During Endurance Flight

19 Aug 2021, 08:01 UTC / This high-performance drone that's going to be deployed by the Bahamas Ministry of National Security just demonstrated amazing high-altitude capabilities.

 
CV-22 Osprey Looks Massive During Landing, Hard to See As a Subtle Infiltrator
CV-22 Osprey Looks Massive During Landing, Hard to See As a Subtle Infiltrator

15 Aug 2021, 06:08 UTC / The CV-22 Osprey is the USAF version of the V-22 Osprey, the $90 million piece of equipment used by the special operations forces

 
Pegasus VTOL Aircraft Concept Boasts Monster 1,380-Mile Range
Pegasus VTOL Aircraft Concept Boasts Monster 1,380-Mile Range

10 Aug 2021, 13:19 UTC / The Goliath Series has unveiled a new concept for an electric aircraft with a unique design that allows it to take off and land vertically and o a runway.

 
U.S. Military Tests Floating Robot Platforms That Can Land and Refuel VTOLs
U.S. Military Tests Floating Robot Platforms That Can Land and Refuel VTOLs

9 Aug 2021, 04:34 UTC / U.S. military VTOLs and helicopters will be able to be replenished with the help of self-propelling, autonomous fueling stations that can be deployed anywhere.

 
Cyclocopter Has a Unique Approach to Generating Thrust for Flying
Cyclocopter Has a Unique Approach to Generating Thrust for Flying

8 Aug 2021, 18:49 UTC / Rotors rotating around a vertical axis is what you see in conventional VTOLs, such as helicopters and the like. But there's another interesting way to go.

 
Japanese Aircraft Company Plans to Sell You Kits to Build and Fly Your Own eVTOL
Japanese Aircraft Company Plans to Sell You Kits to Build and Fly Your Own eVTOL

4 Aug 2021, 07:21 UTC / Japanese aircraft manufacturer Tetra Aviation will sell homebuilt, experimental eVTOL kits of its full-electric, single-seat Mk-5 aircraft.

 
Wingcopter to Create a Life-Saving Drone Delivery Network Across the U.S.
Wingcopter to Create a Life-Saving Drone Delivery Network Across the U.S.

4 Aug 2021, 07:09 UTC / Wingcopter and Air Methods have teamed up to create Spright: a drone-based healthcare-specific delivery network throughout the U.S.

 
Next-Gen Bell Military High-Speed VTOL to Match Fighter Jets in Speed and Range
Next-Gen Bell Military High-Speed VTOL to Match Fighter Jets in Speed and Range

3 Aug 2021, 07:04 UTC / Bell unveiled its newest high-speed, vertical takeoff and landing aircraft that will surpass the current generation in capabilities and technology advancements.

 
New Battery Design Prevents Electric Aircraft From Turning Into Fire Missiles
New Battery Design Prevents Electric Aircraft From Turning Into Fire Missiles

1 Aug 2021, 08:57 UTC / The existing battery tech is extremely dangerous for eVTOLs, Luminati explains, so a new design to deal with potential fires is a must-have

 
U.S. Navy’s Future VTOL Drone Is Best-in-Class, Hovers and Stares Like No Other
U.S. Navy’s Future VTOL Drone Is Best-in-Class, Hovers and Stares Like No Other

1 Aug 2021, 08:17 UTC / Martin UAV will show to the public the V-Bat 128, one of the most remarkable and versatile drones of its kind, which has recently been selected by the Navy.

 
Transformer Aircraft Folds Its Wings to Become a Multirotor Drone
Transformer Aircraft Folds Its Wings to Become a Multirotor Drone

30 Jul 2021, 17:00 UTC / Colorado-based aircraft manufacturer PteroDynamics has built an aircraft capable of folding its wings during flight to turn into a rotorcraft

 
Award-Winning Project Deep Sky Anticipates Future VTOL Trends With Simple Design
Award-Winning Project Deep Sky Anticipates Future VTOL Trends With Simple Design

27 Jul 2021, 07:01 UTC / This VTOL design features a classic four-corner propeller layout with a sleek and aerodynamic cabin structure. Appears to be autonomous.

 
JetPack Aviation Completes First Test for Speeder "Flying Motorcycle" Platform
JetPack Aviation Completes First Test for Speeder "Flying Motorcycle" Platform

23 Jul 2021, 13:10 UTC / JetPack Aviation just completed a successful full-scale test flight of its Speeder platform. Applications seem endless and even include military use.

 
World’s First Flying Motorcycle Is Getting one Test Closer To Becoming a Reality
World’s First Flying Motorcycle Is Getting one Test Closer To Becoming a Reality

19 Jul 2021, 12:39 UTC / The world's first flying motorcycle is just a prototype for now, but it nailed its platform tests and is getting closer to becoming a reality.

 
Volatus, Cleared for Takeoff in Canada. It Can Fly Its Drones in Six Locations
Volatus, Cleared for Takeoff in Canada. It Can Fly Its Drones in Six Locations

17 Jun 2021, 12:49 UTC / Volatus Aerospace got the green light to start conducting BVLOS (beyond the visual line of sight) operations in Canada using its remotely piloted drones.

 
TriFan 600 Promises to Be the Fastest and Longest-Range Hybrid-Electric VTOL
TriFan 600 Promises to Be the Fastest and Longest-Range Hybrid-Electric VTOL

16 Jun 2021, 07:50 UTC / Xeriant Aerospace and XTI Aircraft partnered to produce the fastest hybrid-electric VTOL in the world, and it also boasts the longest-range, of up to 750 miles.