URBAN AIR MOBILITY

Design/Simulation

Autoflight premiers carbon fiber eVTOL aircraft

The V400 Albatross eVTOL aircraft has a canard layout design and the whole machine body incorporates carbon fiber for lighter weight, strength and rigidity. 

Grace Nehls
Assistant Editor, CompositesWorld

CAMX Expo

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Janicki Industries

Janicki Industries is featuring its fast prototyping process for flyaway parts and tooling for urban air mobility (UAM) vehicle manufacturers.
#camx

Carbon Fibers

Lilium, Toray reach carbon fiber supply agreement

Toray will provide carbon fiber directly to Lilium during development of the Lilium Jet eVTOL craft, and then to suppliers during prototyping and production. Includes video of Lilium Jet test flight.
#sustainability

Consumer

AnalySwift launches VABS software on Altair Partner Alliance platform

VABS software enables cost-effective simulation for composite rotor blades, tubes and other slender composite structures. 
#infrastructure #windblades

Urban Air Mobility

Electric short takeoff & landing aircraft addresses e-commerce needs

California-based Airflow's eSTOL aircraft promises cost-effective, rapid delivery of cargo within a distance range of 50-200 miles.
#nextgenaerospace #regulation #airbus

CFRP frames used in BMW i3 and Airbus Helicopters EC 135

Carbon fiber will enable air taxi eVTOLs

Aircraft and autos have indeed faced CFRP production woes, but new tech opens door for both.
#electricvehicles #outofautoclave #cuttingtools

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Carbon Fibers

Autoflight premiers carbon fiber eVTOL aircraft

The V400 Albatross eVTOL aircraft has a canard layout design and the whole machine body incorporates carbon fiber for lighter weight, strength and rigidity. 

Urban Air Mobility

Lilium, Toray reach carbon fiber supply agreement

Toray will provide carbon fiber directly to Lilium during development of the Lilium Jet eVTOL craft, and then to suppliers during prototyping and production. Includes video of Lilium Jet test flight.
#sustainability

Defense

AnalySwift launches VABS software on Altair Partner Alliance platform

VABS software enables cost-effective simulation for composite rotor blades, tubes and other slender composite structures. 
#infrastructure #windblades

Aerospace

Electric short takeoff & landing aircraft addresses e-commerce needs

California-based Airflow's eSTOL aircraft promises cost-effective, rapid delivery of cargo within a distance range of 50-200 miles.
#nextgenaerospace #regulation #airbus

Urban Air Mobility

Wisk resumes eVTOL aircraft flight testing

Following the coronavirus pandemic, flight testing of the all-electric aircraft, Cora, resumes in the U.S. and New Zealand.
#electricvehicles #nextgenaerospace #sustainability

Urban Air Mobility

Baillie Gifford invests in Lilium's eVTOL program

Baillie Gifford’s $35 million investment increases to $375 million the total raised to date for Munich-based Lilium.
#electricvehicles

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Molds/Tools

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Janicki Industries

Janicki Industries is featuring its fast prototyping process for flyaway parts and tooling for urban air mobility (UAM) vehicle manufacturers.
#camx