CityHawk eVTOL Gets Off The Ground Following Initial Orders

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 18:05:03 +0000

The CityHawk is much more than a few concept drawings. The vehicle has been in development since the company’s inception in 2001, and an unmanned version of the CityHawk has been flying successfully for at least a year. 

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The Key To Better Batteries Is Soft Solid Electrolytes, Say Researchers

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 20:29:01 +0000

soft solid electrode materialResearchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab say they have created a new battery electrolyte that is soft but solid to solve the dendrite problem in lithium-ion batteries.

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SkyDrive Completes First Manned Flying Car Test In Japan

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 16:30:04 +0000

The flying car got one step closer to reality earlier this month when the Japanese eVTOL company, SkyDrive, completed the country’s first manned flight of an electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle (eVTOL)

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It’s Happening: Airspeeder Flying Car Company Gets Cash Infusion

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:06:58 +0000

Alauda Flying Race CarThe mad scientists at Alauda are actually doing it — the Airspeeder flying cars are going to happen. What’s more, they’re going to happen somewhat sooner than later thanks to a seven-figure round of fundraising from Australian technology venture capital firms Saltwater Capital and Jelix, FOREX trading and money management firm Equals, and German logistics company

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Europe Gets One Step Closer To AI-Piloted Drones & eVTOL Aircraft

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 21:15:02 +0000

The biggest change worldwide in the last decade was probably the smartphone revolution, but overall, cities themselves still look pretty much the same. In the decade ahead, cities will change a lot more

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Electric Aircraft Pilot Training Is Arriving

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 04:33:51 +0000

Bye Aerospace eFlyer & Quantum OSM Branded Pilot Training. Photo: Bye AerospaceQuantum Air and OSM Aviation Group just announced an electric aircraft pilot training partnership. OSM Aviation Academy will conduct the Quantum-branded pilot training program according to FAA commercial standards. Electric urban air mobility (UAM) is taking shape one step at a time

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Hyundai & Uber Elevate Unveil Autonomous Pods, eVTOL Aircraft, & Hub Ecosystem At CES

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 02:39:14 +0000

Hyundai S-A1 eVTOL Unveil CES 2020. Photo: Nicolas ZartHyundai Motor Company and Uber Elevate showed us a fairly complete urban air mobility (UAM) electric vertical takeoff & landing (eVTOL) concept vehicle, autonomous pods, and a hub ecosystem that fits with Uber Elevate’s air taxi model at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

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ASR Says It Has A Parachute For Every eVTOL Aircraft

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 02:59:53 +0000

Switchblade with ASR XRD. Photo: Courtesy ASRAviation Safety Resources (ASR) — a leading parachute safety company that won one of Revolution.Aero’s competitions earlier this year — says it has a parachute system that will work with eVTOL aircraft, even at low altitudes. I recently spoke with Larry Williams, CEO of ASR, on how the company’s parachute technology works, its application for eVTOL aircraft, and public perception

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