URBAN AIR MOBILITY

Urban Air Mobility

Lilium announces seven-seater Lilium Jet, acquisition by Qell Acquisition Corp.

The new, larger eVTOL aircraft is slated to be the combined company Lilium’s first to go into serial production, by 2024.

Urban Air Mobility

Wisk to launch trial to advance autonomous passenger transport for UAM

Transport Trial to safely evaluate, test and demonstrate the integration of unmanned aircraft into existing airspace, supports New Zealand Government’s AITP.
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Urban Air Mobility

Report suggests up to $14.7 billion in eVTOL market growth by 2041

The demanding requirements of electric-powered flight are said to offer a promising market for a host of new technologies, aviation-grade batteries, electric motors and composite materials being a few.

Urban Air Mobility

EHang supports Chinese national transportation network plan

EHang seizes national strategic initiative advocating for development of more intelligent transportation networks to accelerate commercialization of its AAV vehicles for urban air mobility.

Urban Air Mobility

Volocopter raises €200 million in Series D funding round for Volocity eVTOL aircraft

€322 million in cumulative funding has been raised to accelerate the certification of the Volocity aircraft and launch of its first commercial routes.
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Aerospace

UC San Diego earns NASA grant for eVTOL design tool development

Three-year project to develop open-source simulation and optimization tools to enable companies to rapidly design eVTOL vehicle concepts.

Urban Air Mobility

Novotech launches SEAGULL hybrid-electric, composites-intensive aircraft

Novel folding-wing, urban air mobility platform begins work toward certification.

Aerospace

Solvay, Vertical Aerospace expand on UAM agreement

Composite materials supplier Solvay Composite Materials and urban air mobility (UAM) manufacturer Vertical Aerospace offer details about materials, process use in VA-1X aircraft.
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Aerospace

Lilium selects Aciturri for eVTOL fabrication

Spain-based Tier 1 aerospace manufacturer Aciturri will fabricate all composite and metallic structures for the piloted, four-passenger eVTOL Lilium Jet.
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Urban Air Mobility

Spintech awarded two U.S. STTR program contracts 

Spintech partners with UDRI, an eVTOL OEM  and Aurora Flight Sciences to explore manufacturing methods and materials for optimized eVTOL aircraft components and production.