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Stories about: air mobility

We Are Catching Up With the Jetsons - United Makes Another Air Mobility Move
We Are Catching Up With the Jetsons - United Makes Another Air Mobility Move

9 Sep 2022, 07:40 UTC / United is looking at the future of air mobility through the lens of utilizing air taxis to shuttle commuters in cities throughout the globe

 
Pioneering Corridors for eVTOL Cargo Operations to Be Built Between the U.S. and Canada
Pioneering Corridors for eVTOL Cargo Operations to Be Built Between the U.S. and Canada

9 Sep 2022, 04:42 UTC / A consortium will soon build and launch the world's first international corridors for eVTOL operations, between Canada and the U.S.

 
Air One, the Sportscar That Can Fly, Completes Successful Hover Flight Test
Air One, the Sportscar That Can Fly, Completes Successful Hover Flight Test

12 Jul 2022, 13:00 UTC / Air EV reports that the Air One prototype is still undergoing tests and performing as expected, taking off the ground for the first time ever

 
French Startup’s Bold Hybrid-Electric VTOL to Start Flying on Asia-Pacific Routes
French Startup’s Bold Hybrid-Electric VTOL to Start Flying on Asia-Pacific Routes

23 Feb 2022, 09:01 UTC / Atea, the VTOL boasting an innovative fan-in-wing technology, is gearing up to start operating in just three years, in Singapore

 
Norway Launched a Trailblazing Air Mobility Incubator for eVTOL Operations
Norway Launched a Trailblazing Air Mobility Incubator for eVTOL Operations

11 Nov 2021, 04:44 UTC / Norway is getting ready to develop an entire mobility ecosystem centered around eVTOLs, and it sees them as more than just an urban solution

 
Climb Aboard This Insane One-Person Electric Aircraft, No Pilot License Needed
Climb Aboard This Insane One-Person Electric Aircraft, No Pilot License Needed

21 Oct 2021, 23:49 UTC / Jetson Aero has recently launched its new personal air taxi, Jetson One. The aircraft can reach a top speed of 63 mph and you don't need a license to fly it

 
XPeng-Backed Aircraft/Car Scores the Biggest Fundraising in Asia’s Air Mobility Sector
XPeng-Backed Aircraft/Car Scores the Biggest Fundraising in Asia’s Air Mobility Sector

20 Oct 2021, 06:17 UTC / XPeng and HT Aero are getting closer to launching the fully-integrated aircraft/car that can not only fly, but also drive, with an advanced autonomous system

 
Electra Scores $500 Million Sales for Its Hybrid-Electric Air Taxi, Around the World
Electra Scores $500 Million Sales for Its Hybrid-Electric Air Taxi, Around the World

5 Oct 2021, 08:12 UTC / Electra.aero has developed a NASA-backed hybrid-electric eSTOL with impressive capabilities, and has now taken an important step towards air taxi operation

 
Latin America Is Ready for eVTOLs, Eve Receives Order for 100 Aircraft From Brazil
Latin America Is Ready for eVTOLs, Eve Receives Order for 100 Aircraft From Brazil

5 Oct 2021, 08:02 UTC / Another partnership aims to bring eVTOLs to Latin America and develop an urban air mobility ecosystem, with Eve receiving an order of 100 aircraft for Brazil

 
World’s First Medical Drone Network to Connect 40 Droneports Across an Entire City
World’s First Medical Drone Network to Connect 40 Droneports Across an Entire City

23 Sep 2021, 07:36 UTC / We are one step closer to the "City of the future", where drones will be making most deliveries, especially in the medical field

 
World’s First Wingless eVTOL Is a Smart Flying Car That Can Land on City Rooftops
World’s First Wingless eVTOL Is a Smart Flying Car That Can Land on City Rooftops

15 Sep 2021, 05:07 UTC / CityHawk is unlike any eVTOL, combing an innovative, compact design with a hydrogen-fueled technology that increases performance and sustainability.

 
Military-Inspired eVTOL With Breakthrough Propulsion Tech Could Change Air Mobility
Military-Inspired eVTOL With Breakthrough Propulsion Tech Could Change Air Mobility

13 Aug 2021, 05:10 UTC / None other than the founding father of the "age of drones" has developed a game-changing eVTOL that's nothing like the current offers on the air mobility market

 
Your Private eVTOL Is Ready to Fly You Anywhere. Just Relax, No Pilot Needed
Your Private eVTOL Is Ready to Fly You Anywhere. Just Relax, No Pilot Needed

9 Jul 2021, 16:00 UTC / Choose your destination and you're ready to go. No pilot, no other passengers, no ridiculous costs. This innovative eVTOL is changing air mobility

 
Joby Aviation Plans to Use Parking Garages as Landing Sites for eVTOLs
Joby Aviation Plans to Use Parking Garages as Landing Sites for eVTOLs

3 Jun 2021, 08:56 UTC / California-based eVTOL manufacturer Joby Aviation teamed up with prking garage operator REEF to provide landing and takeoff spaces for aircraft.

 
Halo Announces Order of 200 Flying Taxis to Be Operated in U.S. and U.K.
Halo Announces Order of 200 Flying Taxis to Be Operated in U.S. and U.K.

2 Jun 2021, 12:47 UTC / Halo teamed up with Embraer spin-off Eve to deliver 100 eVTOLs in U.S. and 100 in U.K. in five years. Prices for the air taxis were not disclosed.

 
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.

 
World’s First Electric Luxury Commuter Plane Alice Aims to Reinvent Air Mobility
World’s First Electric Luxury Commuter Plane Alice Aims to Reinvent Air Mobility

14 May 2021, 14:00 UTC / Who said small means unluxurious? Eviation’s first aircraft, the 11-seater Alice, is getting ready to start test flights in 2021 for a 2024 delivery

 
World’s First Human Drone Flown by Non-Pilots, Flyer by Kitty Hawk, Is No More
World’s First Human Drone Flown by Non-Pilots, Flyer by Kitty Hawk, Is No More

8 Jun 2020, 05:52 UTC / eVTOL aircraft project has been grounded after more than 5 years, since it could not be turned commercially viable. Heaviside electric plane will take its place

 
Hyundai to Make Flying Cars a Reality by 2025
Hyundai to Make Flying Cars a Reality by 2025

5 Dec 2019, 11:05 UTC / South Korean carmaker Hyundai presented its Strategy 2025 business plan, says it will have a Personal Air Vehicle (PAV) ready

 
Volocopter Air Taxi Flies Over Mercedes-Benz HQ
Volocopter Air Taxi Flies Over Mercedes-Benz HQ

16 Sep 2019, 07:54 UTC / Volocopter is a German-based group that seeks to "lead the way in building up the ecosystem surrounding urban air mobility