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This Volkswagen eVTOL Is the Next Cool Way to Travel Over China
This Volkswagen eVTOL Is the Next Cool Way to Travel Over China

28 Jul 2022, 15:21 UTC / This eVTOL prototype will be able to transport four passengers plus luggage over a distance of up to 200 km (124 miles), in an autonomous and electric way.

 
Airbus Kicks Off Construction of a Dedicated Test Center for Its Ultra-Silent Air Taxi
Airbus Kicks Off Construction of a Dedicated Test Center for Its Ultra-Silent Air Taxi

28 Jul 2022, 04:32 UTC / A brand-new test center located in Germany will be dedicated to advanced testing for the CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL, one step closer to launch

 
EHang's Air Taxi Flies Over Four Cities in Japan, Makes Multiple Breakthroughs
EHang's Air Taxi Flies Over Four Cities in Japan, Makes Multiple Breakthroughs

25 Jul 2022, 08:13 UTC / Chinese eVTOL developer EHang recently conducted a demo flight tour in four Japanese cities, with its EH216 eVTOL making several breakthroughs in the process

 
Vertical Aerospace Explores New Uses for Its "100 Times Quieter Than a Helicopter" eVTOL
Vertical Aerospace Explores New Uses for Its "100 Times Quieter Than a Helicopter" eVTOL

22 Jul 2022, 15:47 UTC / Vertical Aerospace has teamed up with aerospace and security company Babcock International to explore new applications for the former's VX4 eVTOL aircraft

 
EvTOL Flying Simulators – One Wing Flap Closer to Urban Air Mobility
EvTOL Flying Simulators – One Wing Flap Closer to Urban Air Mobility

22 Jul 2022, 14:05 UTC / Going electric sky-high needs solid ground if it's to take off. Trashing land-roaming cars for evTOLs requires more than clever tech. Wee need to learn to fly

 
Jetson Teams Up With Insta360 to Share How the First Affordable Flying Car Was Developed
Jetson Teams Up With Insta360 to Share How the First Affordable Flying Car Was Developed

20 Jul 2022, 15:07 UTC / The Swedish company that developed the most affordable eVTOL on the market tells the story of how its flying car came to be, with the help of Insta360

 
"World's First eVTOL Jet" Is Getting Closer to Landing in Scandinavia and Spain
"World's First eVTOL Jet" Is Getting Closer to Landing in Scandinavia and Spain

20 Jul 2022, 14:00 UTC / The developer of the "world's first all-electric vertical take-off and landing jet" is working on developing an eVTOL network in Spain and Scandinavia

 
Archer Chose FACC as a Supplier of Key Fuselage and Wing Elements for Its eVTOL Air Taxi
Archer Chose FACC as a Supplier of Key Fuselage and Wing Elements for Its eVTOL Air Taxi

19 Jul 2022, 18:23 UTC / Archer announced that it's teamed up with FACC, with the latter agreeing to supply the key fuselage and wing elements for its production eVTOL aircraft.

 
Hyundai-Backed Supernal Unveils Five-Seat eVTOL Cabin Concept
Hyundai-Backed Supernal Unveils Five-Seat eVTOL Cabin Concept

18 Jul 2022, 19:42 UTC / Hyundai's Urban Air Mobility (UAM) division has recently showcased its first eVTOL cabin concept, which was designed to keep the comfort levels high

 
Joby Aims to Bring Its SUV-Like Air Taxi to the UK, Has Applied for Certification
Joby Aims to Bring Its SUV-Like Air Taxi to the UK, Has Applied for Certification

18 Jul 2022, 15:34 UTC / California-based eVTOL developer, Joby Aviation, plans to expand its air taxi services and has officially applied for U.K. aircraft certification

 
Eve Unveils Its First Full-Sized eVTOL Cabin Mock-Up at the Farnborough Airshow Event
Eve Unveils Its First Full-Sized eVTOL Cabin Mock-Up at the Farnborough Airshow Event

18 Jul 2022, 08:27 UTC / Aerospace company Eve Air Mobility showcases a full-sized eVTOL cabin for the first time at the Farnborough Airshow event this week

 
Opener Blackfly: the Delightful eVTOL Personal Aircraft Coming To Hangars Near You
Opener Blackfly: the Delightful eVTOL Personal Aircraft Coming To Hangars Near You

16 Jul 2022, 16:47 UTC / The Opener Blackfly is one of the first legitimate attempts at bringing a mass-produced eVTOL personal transportation vehicle to the market.

 
Swiss-Made Hybrid Aircraft With a Tilt-Wing Design to Start Operating in Australia
Swiss-Made Hybrid Aircraft With a Tilt-Wing Design to Start Operating in Australia

14 Jul 2022, 04:39 UTC / A Switzerland-based aviation expert is creating next-generation aircraft that combine the tilt-wing design with hybrid-electric propulsion

 
Volocopter Announces Its First Air Taxi Exhibition in Asia, Will Showcase Its VoloCity
Volocopter Announces Its First Air Taxi Exhibition in Asia, Will Showcase Its VoloCity

12 Jul 2022, 16:07 UTC / German eVTOL developer, Volocopter, announces its first exhibition to feature its commercial air taxi model in Asia. It will take place in Singapore.

 
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

 
Californian Air Taxi With a Unique Propulsion System to Sport a High-Strength Airframe
Californian Air Taxi With a Unique Propulsion System to Sport a High-Strength Airframe

8 Jul 2022, 05:14 UTC / The unique Butterfly eVTOL is gearing up to soon become one of the most exciting air taxi prototypes, developed in California

 
Molicel To Supply High-Performance Battery Cells for Vertical Aerospace's VX4 eVTOL
Molicel To Supply High-Performance Battery Cells for Vertical Aerospace's VX4 eVTOL

7 Jul 2022, 10:11 UTC / Vertical Aerospace teamed up with battery cell manufacturer Molicel, with the latter agreeing to supply high-performance cells for Vertical's VX4 eVTOL.

 
Here's How Volocopter's First-of-Its-Kind Operating System for Urban Air Mobility Works
Here's How Volocopter's First-of-Its-Kind Operating System for Urban Air Mobility Works

30 Jun 2022, 09:18 UTC / Volocopter shared a video that explains how its VoloIQ, the "world’s first fully integrated digital operations platform for advanced air mobility" works

 
Prosperity I Air Taxi Prototype Owns the Sky in New Footage Released by AutoFlight
Prosperity I Air Taxi Prototype Owns the Sky in New Footage Released by AutoFlight

29 Jun 2022, 10:10 UTC / Chinese eVTOL developer AutoFlight released new footage of its second full-scale proof-of-concept air taxi. Prosperity I flaunts an upgraded design

 
LEO Coupe, the Flying Hypercar of Tomorrow, Gets First Manned Alpha Prototype
LEO Coupe, the Flying Hypercar of Tomorrow, Gets First Manned Alpha Prototype

27 Jun 2022, 11:14 UTC / LEO Flight is sticking to the initial timeline of developing and testing an alpha prototype in 2022, calls the LX-1 “an impressive machine to behold”