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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…

June 19, 2019

Rolls-Royce Buys Siemens’ eAircraft Business to Jolt Electrification Efforts

Rolls-Royce has agreed to purchase Siemens' electric and hybrid-electric aerospace propulsion activities in an undisclosed…

June 18, 2019

Personal Airline Exchange Orders 50 Ampaire Electric Aircraft for On-Demand Charter Service

Just two weeks after Ampaire’s successful flight tests of its twin-engine hybrid-electric EEL commuter aircraft,…

June 12, 2019

How Batteries Will Power the Next Evolution of Aviation

To certify battery packs for use in electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) vehicles, companies need data. But,…

February 12, 2019

Public Perception of Urban Air Mobility Shaped by Noise, Safety

Public perception of the proposed use of electric air taxis is most influenced by the…

January 15, 2019

Aircraft Manufacturers Must Jump In or be Left Out of Air Taxi Revolution, Says Airbus Exec

New companies such as Uber and Lyft will soon be making their own vehicles, and…

July 22, 2018

Making Bell’s Air Taxi Go: An Engineer’s Perspective

Kyle Heironimus is the electric propulsion development lead for Bell’s air taxi — part of…

July 03, 2018

Uber’s Plan to Take Ridesharing to the Skies

With Uber’s second annual Elevate Summit came big promises. The ridesharing giant’s plan for a…

May 12, 2018

Electric Air Taxi by Embraer? First Concept Unveiled at Uber Elevate

Embraer subsidiary Embraer X unveiled its first electrical Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft concept…