Expert In Autonomous Flight Explains How It Compares To Tesla’s Full Self Driving — CleanTechnica Video Interview

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 23:48:08 +0000

There are about 100 companies out there developing eVTOL (electric vertical take off and landing) vehicles, but there are only a handful of companies developing the AI that will power them and one day turn them into robotaxis, autonomous delivery drones, and any other airborne function that does not require a pilot. One of the leaders in this field is Daedalean, a company best in Switzerland

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Safran’s New Aviation Electric Motors — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 01:47:28 +0000

NBAA-BACE 2019 UAM Safran Display. Photo: Nicolas ZartI met with the Safran team at the National Business Aviation Association–Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) event two weeks ago for the introduction of their newly revealed ENGINeUS aviation electric motors. I learned a little more about what the company is doing in the electric aviation world and how it plans to develop its technology for the future of our urban air mobility (UAM) future

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Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Attracts More Aviation Startups & OEMs

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 20:31:56 +0000

Eviation Alice teams up with Dassault Systemes 3DEXEPRIENCE Lab Photo: https://www.eviation.co/wp-content/uploads/eviation-homepage.jpgA series of startups and established aviation giants are joining the Dassault Systèmes’ (DS) 3DEXPERIENCE platform family to support their digital engineering initiatives. Adding to the Airbus, Boeing, Bell, Lockheed Martin, and BOOM Supersonic family, electric air mobility pioneer Eviation Aircraft is also coming on board. A few more aviation startups are also using the Dassault platform, such as Joby Aviation and Solar Impulse. Stay tuned, as we will soon reveal even more startups who will use Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Lab

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Electric Aviation Company Scylax Forms Joint Venture With German Regional Airline

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2019 19:10:06 +0000

The Munich, Germany aviation company Scylax GmbH has entered into a joint venture with the East Frisian FLN airline to provide electric aircraft. The airline provides service between Norden, Germany and the island of Juist, along with several other islands nearby. Rosario de Luca, Scylax’s CEO, answered some questions about the aircraft for CleanTechnica

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Triumph & Jaunt Partner To Design, Develop, Certify, & Build Full-Scale Demonstrator

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 20:44:50 +0000

NBAA-BACE 2019 UAM Jaunt Air Mobility & Triumph Photo: Nicolas ZartIt’s been a little while since I’ve written about the incredible Jaunt Air Mobility adventure, and after intensive interviews with the team, I’m happy to report a deal with key aviation player Triumph Group

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NASA & Uber Working On Our Urban Air Mobility Future

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 23:10:38 +0000

NASA logo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_insignia#/media/File:NASA_logo.svgNASA and Uber are working to tackle the future of our urban air mobility (UAM) needs. The focus is on the future for city transport for both people and packages transported by air

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Seaplanes Get Electric With Magnix & Harbour Air

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:48:36 +0000

Harbour Air ePlane1 Photo: https://www.harbourair.com/seaplanes-to-eplanes-a-project-update/We’ve heard about electric air mobility for a few years now, and even electric boats, but Harbour Air, based in Vancouver, Canada, is the only one tackling electric seaplanes, as we previously covered

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The NBAA Pushes Electric Air Mobility In The Las Vegas Limelight

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 02:39:24 +0000

NBAA-BACE 2019 UAM Jaunt Air Mobility Display. Photo: Nicolas ZartThe National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) outdid itself this year. Electric urban air mobility (UAM) was present with new players Jaunt Air Mobility, the fascinating XTI Aircraft, Uber Elevate, Bell, Boeing, and Airbus. What was so special about it this year? It wasn’t the timid show of electric UAM shows of the past. Can you say, “They’re here…?”

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The Airbus Vahana Flies

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2019 01:00:33 +0000

Airbus Vahana battery swap. Photo: https://vahana.aero/a-look-inside-vahana-flight-testing-2b97446bbbc7Airbus electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) development might not be as fast-paced as startups’ development, but it is making progress nonetheless. Here’s what’s new with the Airbus Vahana e

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eHang Is About To Make Aviation History — 1st eVTOL Service Coming In December

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 03:00:57 +0000

eHang 216It’s been a little while since we dedicated proper time to covering revolutionary eHang and its progress with electric vertical takeoff & landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Besides the blisteringly fast pace of several aircraft developments, the company is readying its eHang 216 autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs)

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