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September 12, 2019

Automakers Geely, Daimler Invest in Volocopter for Piece of ‘Future Transit’ Pie

Air taxi maker Volocopter closed a $55 million Series C fundraising round, placing the company’s…

August 30, 2019

NASA Launches Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge Program

With NASA’s four-year testing program on unmanned aircraft integration drawing to a close, the agency…

August 30, 2019

BAE Systems Moves Into the Aircraft Electrification Market

BAE Systems is moving into the aircraft electrification market, preparing to offer a suite of…

August 07, 2019

Daedalean is Developing a Neural Network for Future Air Taxi Avionics

Daedalean, a Zürich, Switzerland-based startup, has amassed $12 million in funding toward the development of…

July 03, 2019

EASA Releases Special Condition for Certifying Electric, Hybrid VTOL Aircraft

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has released what it calls the “first building…

June 20, 2019

Millennials Ready to Embrace Autonomous Aircraft, New Global Study Finds

More than 80 percent of young adults ages 18 to 24 would be comfortable as…

June 06, 2019

FAA Approves Flight Testing of Amazon’s New Fully Electric Delivery Drone

Amazon plans to launch Prime Air delivery in the next few months, using a new…

May 06, 2019

City Airbus eVTOL Prototype Makes First Flight in Germany

City Airbus, the namesake company’s unmanned, ducted-fan-driven urban air taxi prototype, made its first flight…

May 01, 2019

What the FAA Learned About Future Air Taxis From Missteps Integrating Drones

CHICAGO — The FAA wasn't ready for drones, according to its executive director for unmanned aircraft,…

April 30, 2019

Should Air Taxis Be Unmanned from the Jump?

For urban air mobility to succeed — at scale — the industry will need to answer a…