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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…

August 25, 2020

U.S. Air Force Leaders Witness Manned eVTOL Demonstration by LIFT Aircraft’s HEXA

Leadership from the U.S. Air Force observed a manned demonstration of an electric vertical takeoff…

June 03, 2020

Agility Prime ‘Air Race to Certification’ Moves Ahead, Air Force Examines eVTOL Supply Chains

Air Force leaders working to support the development of electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft…

May 13, 2020

Air Force May Spend ‘Hundreds of Millions’ on Electric Air Taxis By 2025

The Air Force may spend hundreds of millions on development and procurement of electric vertical…