UAM infrastructure

World’s first municipal airspace management/autonomous vehicle ops centre opens in Israel

Israeli companies and government officials have developed the world’s first municipal airspace control centre, designed to manage autonomous drone and eventually eVTOL flights in and around cities. The new control centre has been built in […]

Air taxis and personal transports

Electra’s hybrid EL-2 Goldfinch eSTOL aircraft completes first grass runway test flights

Electra has completed off-runway test flights of its EL-2 Goldfinch hybrid-electric short takeoff and landing (eSTOL) technology demonstrator aircraft from a grass field near Electra’s facility in Manassas, VA. According to the company: “The flights […]

Government contracts

Washington State opens grant applications for AAM infrastructure providers

The Washington State Department of Transportation Aviation Division is now accepting applications for the newly created Sustainable Aviation Grant program for airports. According to a press release: “During its 2023 session, the Legislature passed Engrossed Substitute House […]