Air taxis and personal transports

“Hybrid-electric VTOL powertrain passes AFWERX critical design review” – Ampaire

Ampaire reports in a Linkedin post, that it has completed a milestone under the AFVentures TACFI Program with the acceptance of its Critical Design Review by AFWERX. “Ampaire has designed a hybrid-electric powertrain capable of supporting VTOL […]

Business Partnerships

Leidos and Elroy Air to demonstrate autonomous aerial resupply drone for U.S. Marine Corps

Leidos and Elroy Air  have been approved to demonstrate an autonomous Medium Aerial Resupply Vehicle – Expeditionary Logistics (MARV-EL) prototype for the Navy and Marine Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems program office (PMA-263). The companies […]

Air taxis and personal transports

U.S. Army awards Electra USD1.9 million contract for wind tunnel testing of eSTOL logistics aircraft

Electra today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the U.S. Army valued at USD1.9 million that funds powered wind tunnel testing of Electra’s hybrid-electric short takeoff and landing (eSTOL) aircraft. The company […]

Cargo and logistics

Reliable Robotics awarded US military airworthiness approval for remotely piloted Cessna Caravan

Reliable Robotics today announced that it has received military airworthiness approval to begin flight testing and operational missions of its remotely piloted Cessna 208 Caravan for the U.S. Air Force. “This approval signifies a deeper […]