AAM/UAM route and programme news

EHang confirms first commercial eVTOL demonstration flights – in Hefei and Guangzhou

EHang Holdings Limited has announced that on December 28 the EH216-S pilotless passenger-carrying aerial vehicles successfully completed debut commercial flight demonstrations in Guangzhou and Hefei respectively, “marking another major step towards normalizing flights with EH216-S […]

Air taxis and personal transports

“First commercial EHang EH216 flight planned for December 28 in Hefei City”

By Philip Butterworth-Hayes China’s “The Paper”, based in Anhui province, reports that on December 28, 2023, Hefei City’s Luogang Park “will host the world’s first commercial flight of EHang’s unmanned manned aircraft.” If the flight […]


Joby, NASA simulation demonstrates ‘up to 120 air taxi operations per hour’ in busy airspace

Joby Aviation, a company developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for commercial passenger service, reports successful completion of a series of air traffic simulations with NASA’s Ames Research Center that evaluated how air […]

Jobs and appointments

Advanced Aircraft Company appointments Vice Admiral David Architzel USN (Ret) to its Board of Advisors

Advanced Aircraft Company (AAC), a manufacturer of distributed electric propulsion tilt-wing and multi-rotor uncrewed aircraft vehicles (UAV), has announced the appointment of Vice Admiral David Architzel USN (Ret) to its board of advisors. With a […]

Market analysis

AiRMOUR releases report on “Assessment and effective mitigation of perceived UAM risks and safety levels”

AiRMOUR, a European project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and which aims to “Open up the skies for medical emergency drones”, has published a report addressing […]