CycloTech is basing its Cyclogyro aircraft’s design around highly maneuverable Voith Schneider marine propellers used in commercial ships.
Samad’s new Q-Starling uses stylistic cues from classic fighter planes and contemporary sportscars, while establishing a few of its own.
With its winged design, Vertical Aerospace’s VA-1X eVTOL has a faster cruise speed of 150 mph and longer range than most competitors.
While automation is inevitable, it will take time and FAA certification before flying an aircraft involves pushing a button and taking off. But aviation experts say it’s coming.
New Hampshire becomes the first state to pass a law regulating these alternative vehicles, as they come closer to production.
It’s the war of the eVTOLs.
The simulator flight last week was a milestone for the business jet manufacturer, allowing it to test the aircraft safely in real-world conditions.
The autonomous Ehang 216 accomplished the landmark feat in China, paving the way for eVTOL air-taxi flights.
With electric urban aircraft just a few years away, manufacturers are working to figure out how “vertiports” will fit in crowded city centers.