Archer Completes Midnight’s Transition Flight (Video)

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 23:12:28 +0000

Midnight Is Archer’s Second Full-Scale EVTOL Aircraft To Achieve This Milestone Midnight completed the transition flight on June 8th flying at speeds of 100+ MPH At ~6,500 lb, Midnight is believed to be one of the largest eVTOL aircraft to complete transition, which is critical to being able to carry … [continued]

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World’s 1st In-Flight Study of Commercial Aircraft Using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel Shows Significant Non-CO2 Emission Reductions

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 08 Jun 2024 15:46:27 +0000

In-flight measurements from an A350 aircraft using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) show a significant reduction in soot particle emissions and formation of contrail ice crystals compared to using conventional aviation fuel Global model simulations estimate 26% reduction in contrails’ climate impact when using 100% SAF Results from the world’s … [continued]

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KakaoMobility Selects Archer Aviation As Its eVTOL Partner & Will Fund Archer’s Korean Commercialization Efforts

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sun, 02 Jun 2024 04:08:51 +0000

Together They Will Conduct Public Flight Demonstrations As Part Of Korea’s Grand Challenge As Soon As Q4’2024 The Korean government has set the goal of commercializing urban air mobility in the country by the mid-2020s, and in support of that objective the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) is … [continued]

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Reach Enables Wireless Power Mesh Networking for In-Flight Drone Charging

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 24 May 2024 21:32:18 +0000

REDWOOD CITY, California — Under a BAA (Broad Agency Announcement) funded project with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Reach, the Wireless Power-at-a-Distance company developed and demonstrated a groundbreaking radio frequency (RF) based wireless power transfer (WPT) system for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The demonstration, which took place at National Aeronautics and Space … [continued]

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Lilium Looking to Expand into High-Volume Production Facilities in France

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 17 May 2024 15:10:13 +0000

Lilium is one of the top electric aircraft companies we’ve been keeping an eye on for the past several years. It’s always seemed to have a pretty sensible, practical, efficient approach to getting electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles to the next level. Just one week ago we got … [continued]

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Archer Aviation Completes Installation Of High-Volume Battery Pack Manufacturing Line

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 12:17:53 +0000

Archer’s battery pack manufacturing team has installed an “automotive style” line that is designed for high-volume production from day one with the capability of producing up to 15,000 battery packs per year This facility will produce the proprietary battery packs needed to support the ramp of Archer’s aircraft production at … [continued]

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Got $200K & Want To Fly Electric? This Ultralight eVTOL Ships In July & Doesn’t Require A Pilot License

Credit to Author: Derek Markham| Date: Wed, 08 May 2024 18:46:16 +0000

For about $200,000, you might be able to attain the ultimate in e-mobility early adopter status, because the Pivotal Helix eVTOL is now available for order in the US, with deliveries starting in July, and you don’t even need a pilot license to fly one. While we patiently await the … [continued]

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Green Builder Sustainability Symposium Presentation — Slides & Transcript

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 06 May 2024 18:48:44 +0000

In mid-2023, Green Builder Media’s CEO Sara Gutterman reached out to me to see if I were interested in presenting at their annual Sustainability Symposium. It’s been running annually for close to a decade, and with COVID it transitioned to virtual and won’t be going back. That event occurred a … [continued]

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Electrify Everything Everywhere All At Once – India Edition Transcript

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2024 18:28:24 +0000

Under the auspices of the India Smart Grid Forum, the think tank founded as an umbrella organization over India’s 28 state utilities to provide thought leadership, share leading practices, and bring international insights to India, I’m delivering bi-weekly webinars framed by the Short List of Climate Actions That Will Work. … [continued]

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The WindRunner Cometh: Game Over For Foes Of Wind Farms

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2024 15:15:19 +0000

A US startup has hatched a new plan to bring supersized wind turbines to onshore wind farms, opening up new opportunities for development.

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