Unmanned & Urban Aviation

Mar 05, 2021
France and Germany have overcome hurdles on the road to FCAS, but disagreement on intellectual rights could fracture fragile progress.
Mar 04, 2021
U.S. Army demos future UAS; Italy’s F-35s Embark; Military training merger; and a new Dash 8 agreement.
Mar 02, 2021
Short-seller attack on Chinese startup EHang highlights the risks to investors in a nascent market.
Mar 02, 2021
Reverse merger with blank-check investment vehicle will vault Joby to the top of the UAM valuation league.
Mar 01, 2021
Liquid-hydrogen prototype; lenticular rotors; GPS in GEO; emergency-response eVTOL; and flying car advances.
Mar 03, 2021
German urban air mobility startup Volocopter has raised €200 million ($241 million) to complete development and launch services with its Volocopter electric air taxi. 
Mar 02, 2021
Flint Hills Solutions has partnered with UAV Navigation to integrate their joint technologies into the FH-900 Series autonomous Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmanned Aerial System helicopter.
Mar 01, 2021
The European arm of General Atomics is studying adapting the Dornier 228 twin-turboprop into an unmanned cargo aircraft. The company says an unmanned Dornier 228 could open up new prospects for growth for the platform, following its purchase of the rights to produce the aircraft from Switzerland’s RUAG International.
Feb 26, 2021
Bipartisan leaders of the U.S. House Transportation Committee have asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the FAA’s efforts to introduce drones into the national airspace system.
Feb 25, 2021
Kitty Hawk has partnered with European health care company Falk to evaluate use of the Heaviside electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing vehicle in emergency response operations.
Feb 24, 2021
Joby Aviation is going public in a transaction that will provide the urban air mobility startup more than $1.5 billion to complete aircraft development and begin air taxi services.
Feb 24, 2021
European publication of certification rules for road-capable gyroplanes has cleared the way for the Netherlands’ PAL-V to complete development of its Liberty flying car.
Feb 24, 2021
Hard on the heels of its billion-dollar investment deal, urban air mobility startup Archer has committed to launch its first air-taxi network in Los Angeles by 2024.