Air taxis and personal transports

Wisk Aero’s latest ConOps – the role of the human as the ultimate back-up is still unclear

By Philip Butterworth-Hayes Wisk Aero has issued an update to its previously released Concept of Operations (ConOps) for Uncrewed Urban Air Mobility (UAM), jointly developed with The Boeing Company. The document provides a roadmap for the […]


Political and industry opposition to drones and eVTOLs: currently uncoordinated but growing

By Philip Butterworth-Hayes The unfavourable reaction from Paris local politicians across the political divide to the launch of electric air taxi operations during the 2024 Olympic Games has taken many in the industry by surprise. The reaction […]

Air taxis and personal transports

Vertical Aerospace 2023 Q3 financial report cites UKP22 million loss and UKP74 million reserves

Vertical Aerospace today released its Q3/2023 Shareholder Letter, covering its performance and progress across its proprietary technology, full-scale eVTOL prototype and partnerships. Financially the letter says Vertical reported a net operating loss of UKP22 million for […]