URBAN AIR MOBILITY

Urban Air Mobility

NASA, Wisk partnership accelerates UAM capabilities

The partnership will initially address critical National Campaign safety scenarios, and create a framework for autonomous passenger flight on a national level.

Grace Nehls
Assistant Editor, CompositesWorld

Urban Air Mobility

CAAC announcement accelerates EHang UAM services

The Civil Aviation Administration of China announced the first Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones (UCAEZs) for the development of an unmanned civil aviation industry. 
#uas

Urban Air Mobility

Toray annual report anticipates subpar earnings until 2022

Although Toray’s carbon fiber and composite materials segment showed growth in fiscal 2019, pandemic-driven headwinds in fiscal 2020 are steering the company toward wind, UAM and energy-related markets.

Aerospace

Embraer launches Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions

Like EmbraerX, Eve is dedicated to accelerating the urban air mobility (UAM) market, including the progression and certification of the company’s eVTOL aircraft.
#nextgenaerospace

Urban Air Mobility

Composite aerostructures in the emerging urban air mobility market

In the not too distant future, point-to-point, limited-distance, piloted and autonomous air travel for people and cargo will be the norm. Composites will make it possible.
#787 #a350 #facc

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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Urban Air Mobility

NASA, Wisk partnership accelerates UAM capabilities

The partnership will initially address critical National Campaign safety scenarios, and create a framework for autonomous passenger flight on a national level.
#nextgenaerospace

Urban Air Mobility

CAAC announcement accelerates EHang UAM services

The Civil Aviation Administration of China announced the first Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones (UCAEZs) for the development of an unmanned civil aviation industry. 
#uas

Urban Air Mobility

Toray annual report anticipates subpar earnings until 2022

Although Toray’s carbon fiber and composite materials segment showed growth in fiscal 2019, pandemic-driven headwinds in fiscal 2020 are steering the company toward wind, UAM and energy-related markets.

Urban Air Mobility

Embraer launches Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions

Like EmbraerX, Eve is dedicated to accelerating the urban air mobility (UAM) market, including the progression and certification of the company’s eVTOL aircraft.
#nextgenaerospace

Testing

Volocopter begins testing in Paris for VoloCity eVTOL aircraft

The creation of the test area correlates with the Paris region, Group ADP and RATP Groupe’s goal to develop a UAM industry branch in the region.
#electricvehicles

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. 

NEW PRODUCTS: URBAN AIR MOBILITY

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