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The Skyport – May 14, 2020

 

I hope you are finding ways to stay healthy, maintain sanity, and make ends meet as this pandemic continues. I wish you all the best and thank you for your interest in this newsletter each cycle.

There is plenty to discuss in the UAM world this issue, including more information on how the U.S. Air Force intends to assist with certification of eVTOL aircraft, how the FAA's remote ID architecture is unfolding, and how Uber is approaching the challenge of designing Skyports without codified regulation or industry standards.

The Royal Aeronautical Society is sponsoring an eVTOL design competition, its fourth such event, in partnership with the Light Aircraft Association. The premise, emergency hurricane response, is pretty interesting. Here’s the scoop, from eVTOL.com.

The next issue of The Skyport will publish in three weeks rather than two; I’m taking a few days off as I move to Philadelphia. See you then!

Stay safe,

As always, stay healthy and safe vertical flying,

Brian Garrett-Glaser
Skyport Editor
@bgarrettglaser

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