Beta Flies First Electric Aircraft Into Montreal
With cross-border flights by electric aircraft a rarity, Beta says the Alia flight was the first by a fully electric aircraft into Montreal.
USAF Buys Charger To Support Beta eCTOL Flight Testing
Beta has been working with AFWerx and Agility Prime for more than three years.
AFWERX To Sign Agreement With FAA To Provide AAM Flight Test Data
The U.S. Air Force’s AFWERX innovation unit plans to sign a memorandum of understanding in October with the FAA to gather flight-testing data for the regulator.
Bristow Lands Early Delivery Slots From Elroy Air
Bristow Group has secured early delivery slots for five of U.S. startup Elroy Air’s Chaparral hybrid-electric VTOL cargo aircraft.
Beta Climbs To No. 2 Slot In Latest AAM Reality Index
Beta's surge boosted by production readiness, strong balance sheet and clear path to market for Alia CX-300 electric conventional-takeoff-and-landing aircraft.
Bristow Gets First Taste Of Flying Beta’s Electric Alia
Global helicopter operator Bristow has conducted its first test flight in Beta Technologies’ Alia.
AAM Manufacturing Sets Path For Next Generation Of Commercial Aircraft
Tier 1 aerospace suppliers see the AAM industry as a way to bridge the business and technology gaps to the next single-aisle airliner.
Air New Zealand Moves Closer To Electric Aircraft Decision
The airline aims to select an aircraft this year to operate commercial demonstration flights in 2026.
Closing Advanced Air Mobility’s Technician Training Gap
AAM OEMs are beginning efforts to build technician training standards, but will there be enough time to do that before aircraft certification?
Air New Zealand Prepares To Choose Electric Aircraft Vendor
Air New Zealand CEO Greg Foran says the airline is working to determine which of four shortlisted companies it will choose for an electric aircraft purchase.
Archer Forms Government Advisory Board To Support DOD Relationship
Archer Aviation has announced the establishment of a new Government Services Advisory Board, staffed by a cadre of retired military officers.
Beta Moves Higher In Latest AAM Reality Index After CTOL Announcement
Beta Technologies ticked higher in the latest edition of the AAM Reality Index.
Sumitomo Mitsui Investment Boosts Rotorcraft Lessor LCI
Helicopter lessor LCI has been bolstered by investment from Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co.
Beta Installs Electric Charging Stations At Georgia Regional Airport
AGS is a regional airport located 6 mi. southeast of Augusta, Georgia, a midsize city located along the state’s eastern border with South Carolina.
Beta Takes Conventional-Takeoff-and-Landing Path To Certify eVTOL
Beta plans to certify a CTOL version of its electric aircraft ahead of the VTOL variant.
Beta CEO Recounts ‘Tipping Point’ For CTOL Launch
The seed of the idea for the fixed-wing CX300 was planted in early 2022.
AAM Memo: Beta’s Pivot Highlights Attractive Path For ECTOLs
Manufacturers of electric vertial-takeoff-and-landing vehicles have done a great job in capturing the hearts and minds of investors and the general public.
Beta Establishes eVTOL Engineering Hub In Montreal
Beta Technologies has opened an engineering center in Montreal to support design, certification and production of the structure for its Alia eVTOL aircraft.
Whisper Aero CEO Mark Moore Shares AAM Ranking List
While the list shares some of the top names in common with comparable rankings from SMG Consulting and Aviation Week, there are also some notable differences.
Beta, Blade Complete EVA Test Flight Over NYC Area
Beta Technologies and Blade Air Mobility announced the successful completion of a test flight at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York.
Agility Prime Aims To Demonstrate eVTOLs At USAF Exercises In 2023
Congress says no to U.S. Air Force buying electric aircraft, but the program continues.
LCI Sees ‘Critical Role’ For Lessors In eVTOL Market
LCI has placed conditional orders with Beta Technologies for up to 125 of its eVTOL utility aircraft, and with Elroy Air for up 40 of its cargo drones.
Archer CEO Recounts FAA Administrator Headquarters Visit
The Acting FAA Administrator paid a visit to Archer Aviation headquarters on Jan. 31.
AAM Leaders Grapple With Traditional Aerospace Issues
Certification, production and funding are key challenges for the eVTOL industry.