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June 23, 2021

Agility Prime Invests $1.5M in eSTOL Aircraft from Electra

The Agility Prime program from the U.S. Air Force has invested in multiple electric vertical…

June 21, 2021

Agility Prime Completes First eVTOL Operational Exercise

The AFWERX Agility Prime program has been investing in electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL)…

May 07, 2021

BETA’s eVTOL Receives First Air Force Airworthiness Approval for Human Flight in Electric Aircraft

After a year of testing BETA Technologies electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, ALIA,…

April 08, 2021

Agility Prime Researches Electronic Parachute Powered by Machine Learning

The Air Force’s Agility Prime program awarded a phase I small business technology transfer (STTR)…

April 02, 2021

Air Force Completes First Military Transport of eVTOL Aircraft Inside C-130

The U.S. Air Force transported an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft from Springfield,…

March 05, 2021

Former Air Force Acquisition Secretary Will Roper Joins Volansi

Will Roper, the former assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics,…

March 04, 2021

Air Force Looks to Hybrid Electric Solution for eVTOL and UAS Energy Concerns

The Air Force is investing in LiquidPiston’s X-Engine technology to create a hybrid-electric propulsion system…

January 19, 2021

Agility Prime to Study the Use of Radar Developed for Cars in eVTOLs

The U.S. Air Force awarded a contract to study a radar sensing solution, the SPEKTRA…

December 10, 2020

First Military eVTOL Airworthiness Awarded to Joby Aviation

Joby Aviation received the first military airworthiness approval for an electric vertical take-off and landing…

September 15, 2020

Volansi Secures $50 Million Series B for Autonomous VTOL Cargo Delivery

Volansi completed a $50 million Series B financing round led by Icon Ventures to continue…