Overair CEO Details Surprise Visit From South Korean Minister

By Ben Goldstein Jan 27, 2023
The visit took place during a trip organized to meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
Advanced Air Mobility

Natilus, Ameriflight Sign Accord For 20 Cargo Feeder UAVs

By Ben Goldstein Jan 27, 2023
Natilus has signed a conditional purchase agreement with Ameriflight for 20 of its uncrewed regional freighters.
Aircraft & Propulsion
AAM Leaders Grapple With Traditional Aerospace Issues
Certification, production and funding are key challenges for the eVTOL industry.
[email protected] Fri, 01/27/2023 - 09:00
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Alef Aeronautics Discloses 440 Flying Car Presales In Q4 2022

By Ben Goldstein Jan 26, 2023
Upon delivery, the orders would have a combined value of $132 million, according to the company.
Advanced Air Mobility

REGENT Lands Strategic Investment From Japan Airlines

By Ben Goldstein Jan 26, 2023
Regent, the Rhode Island-based startup developing an all-electric seaglider, has secured a strategic investment from Japan Airlines.
Advanced Air Mobility

Electra Secures Strategic eSTOL Funding From U.S. Air Force

By Graham Warwick Jan 26, 2023
The funding will be used to build a full-scale prototype of Electra’s hybrid-electric short-takeoff-and-landing aircraft.
Advanced Air Mobility

Outgoing Wisk CEO Sees ‘Three To Four’ eVTOL Startups Surviving

By Ben Goldstein Jan 25, 2023
“There are going to be a lot of failures this year,” Wisk CEO Gary Gysin told Aviation Week in his last official interview.
Advanced Air Mobility

Pilot Shortage Minor Problem For eVTOL Industry Growth: Archer CEO

By Garrett Reim Jan 25, 2023
The pilot shortage that is pinching airline industry growth will not significantly slow the expansion of electric air taxi service, says Archer Aviation's CEO.
Advanced Air Mobility

Bristow Group AAM Director Lays Out Pragmatic Vision For eVTOLs

By Ben Goldstein Jan 25, 2023
As the world’s second-largest helicopter operator, Bristow Group knows a thing or two about vertical lift.
Advanced Air Mobility

SkyDrive Chooses U.S. Base, To Pursue FAA Certification

By Garrett Reim Jan 25, 2023
The Japanese eVTOL developer plans to enter the U.S. market ahead of pursuing certification with the FAA.
Advanced Air Mobility

NATA Forms Advanced Air Mobility Committee

By Bill Carey Jan 25, 2023
The AAM committee comprises infrastructure and flight operations members.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

MightyFly Unveils Second-Generation Uncrewed Cargo VTOL

By Garrett Reim Jan 24, 2023
MightyFly has unveiled its second-generation uncrewed cargo aircraft, the Cento.
Advanced Air Mobility

AAM Stock Rally Grinds To A Halt

By Ben Goldstein Jan 24, 2023
The Advanced Air Mobility Composite for publicly held AAM companies slipped slightly during the week ending Jan. 20.
Advanced Air Mobility

AAM Briefs

Aviation Week Staff Jan 24, 2023
Jetoptera has completed the sizing of a high-lift system for a high-speed VTOL.
Advanced Air Mobility

Skyroads Establishes AAM Flight-Test Laboratory

By Graham Warwick Jan 23, 2023
Skyroads' real-world laboratory will enable testing of automated air traffic management technology for advanced air mobility.
Advanced Air Mobility
The Week In Technology, Jan. 23-27, 2023
Regional rotorcraft; AAM flight planning; Ultra-low-NOx propulsion; and LH2 for UAVs.
andrea.copleys… Mon, 01/23/2023 - 09:00
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Air Taurus To Lease Five Pipistrel Nuuva Drones From Lobo Leasing

By Ben Goldstein Jan 21, 2023
The Nuuva V300 is currently under development by Pipistrel.
Advanced Air Mobility

Eviation Scores 30-Aircraft LOI From Mexican Startup Aerus

By Ben Goldstein Jan 20, 2023
Aerus is a start-up carrier seeking to launch commercial service in 2023.
Advanced Air Mobility

UK Startup Unveils Regional Gyroplane Plans

By Graham Warwick Jan 20, 2023
Plans to develop the Linx for entry into service in 2028 represents a change of direction for the startup company ARC Aerosystems.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Opinion: How To Foster Safe Advanced Air Mobility Operations

Mandy Nelson Jan 20, 2023
Seasoned operators must collaborate in an open forum to deliver new advanced air mobility technologies safely into operational reality.
Advanced Air Mobility

Japan Plans eVTOL Industry Launch At Expo 2025 In Osaka

By Garrett Reim Jan 20, 2023
Why SkyDrive believes its true “air taxi” model is a winner.
Advanced Air Mobility

AAM Memo: Are Automotives And eVTOLs A Match Made In Heaven?

By Ben Goldstein Jan 20, 2023
It’s often been observed by AAM industry watchers that eVTOL production will be like aerospace manufacturing at automotive scale.
Advanced Air Mobility

Germany’s APUS Secures Investment For Hydrogen Aircraft

By Graham Warwick Jan 20, 2023
The partnership will boost the company’s plans to develop light and commuter/cargo aircraft powered by green hydrogen.
Advanced Air Mobility

Japan To Develop 3D Spatial Database For AAM Planning

By Graham Warwick Jan 19, 2023
The project will involve Swift Xi, the Japanese subsidiary of U.S. aerospace technology development company Swift Engineering, and Swift Tactical Systems.
Advanced Air Mobility

AAM CEO Spotlight: Kevin Noertker, Ampaire

By Ben Goldstein Jan 19, 2023
California-based Ampaire is a startup looking to develop and certify a hybrid-electric propulsion system for the Cessna Grand Caravan.
Advanced Air Mobility