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Archer Unveils eVTOL Prototype to Be 100 Times Quieter Than a Helicopter
Archer Unveils eVTOL Prototype to Be 100 Times Quieter Than a Helicopter

11 Jun 2021, 14:21 UTC / Archer introduced it's new aircraft dubbed Maker in a live simulated flight. The eVTOL is a two-seater capable reaching 150 mph and make almost no noise.

 
Delivery Drones and Air Taxis Could Boost Medical Transport, but Are They Safe?
Delivery Drones and Air Taxis Could Boost Medical Transport, but Are They Safe?

29 May 2021, 12:50 UTC / The European Union Aviation Safety Agency conducted a study regarding Urban Air Mobility acceptance, and the results show a positive attitude, but also concerns

 
PBS Reporter Gets a Glimpse of Flying in an Air Taxi Above San Francisco
PBS Reporter Gets a Glimpse of Flying in an Air Taxi Above San Francisco

27 May 2021, 14:44 UTC / How close are we, really, to taking an air taxi to work? A TV special on PBS tells us more on the topic of autonomous electric flight for urban air mobility.

 
Hampton Roads to Become Test Area for Drone Flight Corridors
Hampton Roads to Become Test Area for Drone Flight Corridors

18 May 2021, 13:11 UTC / NASA and The Longbow Group to research flight corridors for Advanced Air Mobility vehicles in Hampton Roads in Virginia, U.S.

 
Crazy Porsche 911 VTOL Composition Digitally Alters Perception of Floating Cars
Crazy Porsche 911 VTOL Composition Digitally Alters Perception of Floating Cars

29 Apr 2021, 11:49 UTC / Pixel master Matteo Gentile doesn't seem tempted to join the NFT crowd even though he was clearly inspired by such an artist for this creation

 
Virtually Hovering Porsche 911 VTOL Blends Air-Cooled Vibes and Near-Future Tech
Virtually Hovering Porsche 911 VTOL Blends Air-Cooled Vibes and Near-Future Tech

22 Apr 2021, 09:55 UTC / Pixel master Matteo Gentile (a.k.a. mattegentile on social media) brings back the classic air-cooled 911 for a restomod that keeps up with upcoming developments

 
NFT Unveils the Aska eVTOL Aircraft, First Units Will Be Delivered in 2026
NFT Unveils the Aska eVTOL Aircraft, First Units Will Be Delivered in 2026

15 Apr 2021, 20:56 UTC / Come 2026, the well-to-do peeps among us will be able to fly and drive a flying car/eVTOL aircraft by the name of NFT Aska

 
Wheels Up Goes Vertical, Plans VTOL With Bell
Wheels Up Goes Vertical, Plans VTOL With Bell

15 Apr 2021, 08:42 UTC / Wheels Up and Bell Textron team up to lead the industry towards vertical take-off and landing.The service is expected to launch later on this year.

 
The Future Is Here: UPS Buys eVTOLs for Delivery Operations
The Future Is Here: UPS Buys eVTOLs for Delivery Operations

8 Apr 2021, 07:32 UTC / UPS has signed a deal with Beta Technologies to purchase a fleet of eVTOLs that could enter operations by as early as 2024

 
Subaru Designs a Flying Motorcycle with Wings and Everything
Subaru Designs a Flying Motorcycle with Wings and Everything

3 Apr 2021, 10:24 UTC / Subaru patent provides us with an early look at a flying machine that can operate as a conventional motorcycle and transform into a VTOL

 
This Is the First Tactical UAV Taking off Automatically From a Ship
This Is the First Tactical UAV Taking off Automatically From a Ship

23 Feb 2021, 13:01 UTC / UMS SKELDAR has announced that its V-200 UAV platform is now capable of providing automatic take-off and landing (ATOL) on a ship

 
Kalashnikov Launches Unmanned Aircraft That Can Fly and Land Anywhere
Kalashnikov Launches Unmanned Aircraft That Can Fly and Land Anywhere

22 Feb 2021, 11:01 UTC / ZALA AERO GROUP, a company owned by Russia-based Kalashnikov, has announced its all-new ZALA VTOL at IDEX 2021 in Abu Dhabi

 
The Future Is Here: Florida Will Have Over 10 Vertiports for Passengers
The Future Is Here: Florida Will Have Over 10 Vertiports for Passengers

21 Feb 2021, 18:29 UTC / Lilium has recently announced a partnership with Ferrovial that will lead to the creation of no less than 10 vertiports that will be used for VTOLs in Florida

 
V-BAT 128 Is an Upgraded VTOL Built with the U.S. Army in Mind
V-BAT 128 Is an Upgraded VTOL Built with the U.S. Army in Mind

20 Feb 2021, 08:30 UTC / Martin UAV has recently presented an upgraded version of its original V-BAT VTOL, this time as part of the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment

 
Atea Is an Aircraft Looking Like a Plane, Is Actually the Future in the Making
Atea Is an Aircraft Looking Like a Plane, Is Actually the Future in the Making

19 Feb 2021, 10:04 UTC / French company Ascendance has announced a hybrid VTOL whose purpose is to provide alternative means of flying with lower emissions

 
Unmanned Helicopter Can Fly for 4 Hours and Carry 65 Kilos No Matter the Weather
Unmanned Helicopter Can Fly for 4 Hours and Carry 65 Kilos No Matter the Weather

18 Feb 2021, 08:46 UTC / ANAVIA unveils the HT-100, a new VTOL which the company describes as the most advanced worldwide, offering a total flying time of 240 minutes

 
Pegasus Aircraft Promises VTOL Capabilities With Private Jet Convenience
Pegasus Aircraft Promises VTOL Capabilities With Private Jet Convenience

22 Nov 2020, 08:03 UTC / The Vertical Business Jet (VBJ) is currently in development after successful proof of concept earlier this year. Civilian use estimated for 2025-2027

 
Copt-e Is a Hybrid Vehicle that Can Morph Into an E-Vtol with Helicopter Rotors
Copt-e Is a Hybrid Vehicle that Can Morph Into an E-Vtol with Helicopter Rotors

15 Nov 2020, 17:57 UTC / This vehicle has the ability to function like a car and as a Vtol for short aerial trips. In case batteries are drained, windmills generate electricity.

 
A Super Yacht with a Transport Drone, Gardens, Submarines and Solar Power
A Super Yacht with a Transport Drone, Gardens, Submarines and Solar Power

11 Oct 2020, 12:56 UTC / Feadship's newest launched superyacht includes gardens, spas, atriums, and even a personal transport drone instead of a helicopter. Designed for a rock star.

 
Here's Why We Don't Have Flying Cars Yet and Probably Never Will
Here's Why We Don't Have Flying Cars Yet and Probably Never Will

14 Mar 2020, 12:46 UTC / The flying taxi business is expected to be worth $1.5 trillion in a few decades. However, those are just big drones with no car-like ability