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    Sirius Aviation and BMW Group Designworks launch hydrogen-electric luxury eVTOL

    Sirius Aviation AG will announce the official global unveiling of the SiriusJet, a hydrogen-electric powered luxury business jet with a clean-sheet eVTOL design at the MOVE Expo in London on Thursday, June 20, 2024. “This launch marks a significant partnership between Sirius Aviation AG and BMW Group Designworks, blending state-of-the-art technology [...]
  • AAM/UAM route and programme news

    Beijing announces ambitious eVTOL route plans and EXPENG X2 flight trials

    XPENG Aeroht has released video of the first flight demonstrations in Beijing of its X2 eVTOL. The flight demonstration is part of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology ‘s recently announced draft Action Plan for Promoting High-quality Development of Low-Altitude Economy Industries [...]
  • AAM/UAM route and programme news

    Wisk Aero and Houston Airports plan autonomous air taxi flights in Houston

    Wisk Aero and Houston Airports have established a Memorandum of Understanding to bring autonomous air taxis to Greater Houston. “As part of this collaboration, Wisk will partner with Houston Airports to identify and assess potential locations for the development of vertiport infrastructure at George Bush [...]

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Meeting the many challenges of eVTOL electrical connectivity

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Matt McAlonis is Engineering Fellow, Aerospace at TE Connectivity What are the main technical challenges to developing connectivity and electrical systems for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft? Safety is above all else the [...]
AAM/UAM route and programme news

Nanchong City, Sichuan, hosts first EH216 flight – plans Jialing River tourist route by year end

China’s NetEase news service reports that on June 18, EHang’s EH216-S completed its first flight demonstration at the Colorful Waterfront Wetland Park in Gaoping District, Nanchong City in northeastern Sichuan. According to Ke Yangtao, Party […]

Air taxis and personal transports

Dovetail selects Siemens Xcelerator to design zero emission retrofits for commercial aircraft

Dovetail Electric Aviation (Dovetail) has selected the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of software to design zero emission, battery and hydrogen-electric propulsion systems for commercial aircraft. The propulsion systems will be retrofitted into legacy airplanes used by […]

Air taxis and personal transports

EHang completes flight trials of European GNSS EGNOS airspace integration procedures

EHang has announced the completion of a series of flights by its EH216-S electric Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft supported by European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), Europe’s Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS). The […]

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Air taxis and personal transports

Dovetail selects Siemens Xcelerator to design zero emission retrofits for commercial aircraft

Dovetail Electric Aviation (Dovetail) has selected the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of software to design zero emission, battery and hydrogen-electric propulsion systems for commercial aircraft. The propulsion systems will be retrofitted into legacy airplanes used by […]

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ZEA Vision: Flying on electricity and hydrogen in Europe

The Alliance for Zero Emission Aviation (AZEA) has published its report in answer to the question “How Europe can reduce aviation’s climate impact and create the aircraft of the future?” The Alliance for Zero-Emission Aviation […]

Air taxis and personal transports

Avincis partners with Airbus on mission profiles for eVTOLs

Avincis and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner on the development of advanced air mobility (AAM). The companies say they will collaborate to explore opportunities for operating electric vertical take-off and […]

Air taxis and personal transports

Eve names suppliers for eVTOL windows, doors and fuselage components

Eve Air Mobility has named four additional suppliers for its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. KRD Luftfahrttechnik GmbH (KRD), Latecoere, RALLC and Alltec. According to the press release: “KRD, which is headquartered in […]

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Meeting the many challenges of eVTOL electrical connectivity

Matt McAlonis is Engineering Fellow, Aerospace at TE Connectivity What are the main technical challenges to developing connectivity and electrical systems for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft? Safety is above all else the […]