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Joby Aviation Moves Closer To Certification

Joby Aviation Moves Closer To Certification

Joby Aviation is working on a six-rotor eVTOL aircraft, that will operate as an air taxi. And they recently made some decisive new steps. The company started in 2009, before the term ‘urban air mobility’ became known. Joby Aviation stayed under the radar for most of...
Archer Aviation Goes Public With United Airlines Backing

Archer Aviation Goes Public With United Airlines Backing

United Airlines reportedly ordered 200 eVTOL (electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) aircraft from Archer Aviation. This startup is now teaming up with investors, to go public. The world of “urban air mobility” currently sees an explosion of new ideas and concepts....
Ampaire Electric EEL – The First Commercial Hybrid?

Ampaire Electric EEL – The First Commercial Hybrid?

Will Ampaire’s Electric EEL become the first hybrid aircraft to carry paying passengers? We don’t know, but it might happen sooner than you think. We see a lot of electric and low-carbon emission aircraft projects lately. Some are more ambitious than others. They vary...
MagniX – Going Electric The Measured Way?

MagniX – Going Electric The Measured Way?

Unlike other startups in electric propulsion, MagniX are going electric using a more measured approach: designing the propulsion system. And then fitting it to existing, flying aircraft! We have seen companies using existing aircraft as testbeds, for new systems. This...
Heart ES-19 – Electric Aviation In The Right Environment?

Heart ES-19 – Electric Aviation In The Right Environment?

Heart Aerospace in Sweden are developing the ES-19, a promising all-electric passenger aircraft that ticks many right boxes. And it does so on matters going beyond environmental concerns. We have seen projects of electric aircraft designs from different companies. Big...