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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Last CleanTechnica Electric Air Mobility News Roundup Of The Year!

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 01:04:16 +0000

AirbusUTM UAM Airbus CityAirbusHere’s more urban air mobility (UAM) electric vertical takeoff & landing (eVTOL) and electric fixed-wing aircraft news for the last week of

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Aerospace Leaders Working To Predict & Create The Future Of Urban Air Mobility Management

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 00:57:37 +0000

Airbus UTM MDP UAM Predition. Photo: AirbusPredicting the future use of airspace — not knowing how it will be used, what types of aircraft will be made, and how to manage it safely — is hair raising to most. Major companies like Airbus and Dassault Systèmes, among others, are simulating our unknown electric air mobility future. But what does the future really hold

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