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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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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eVTOL Aircraft Developers Will Meet At The World’s Transformative Vertical Flight 2020 Conference

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:00:53 +0000

NBAA-BACE 2019 UAM Airbus Vahana eVTOL Display. Photo: Nicolas ZartJanuary is always a tough month for us, with CES kicking off less than a week after New Year’s Eve, and now the Transformative Vertical Flight 2020 Conference is two weeks later

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Is Kitty Hawk Introducing Range Anxiety For eVTOL Aircraft With Its Heaviside?

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2019 03:50:50 +0000

Kitty Hawk Heaviside HVSD eVTOLWe finally heard about Kitty Hawk’s “secret project,” which sports the strange name of Heaviside. It introduces the notion of range for an electric vertical take-off & landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The demonstration of the aircraft flying is fantastic but I wonder if we’re about to witness another “range anxiety” war between eVTOL manufacturers? Let’s hope not

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Embraer Goes From Airplanes To Business Jets To Electric Planes & VTOL Aircraft

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 01:00:06 +0000

Embraer Electric DemonstratorThe Embraer fixed-wing, single-engine electric demonstrator aircraft might not look like your vision of our urban air mobility (UAM) future, but its electric conventional takeoff & landing (eCTOL) design makes it a perfect testbed. Let’s look at what Embraer is testing with the single-wing e

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