Rolls-Royce To Exit Electrical Propulsion Business

The aircraft engine maker is looking for buyers for its Electrical division
Vertical Aerospace VX4 eVTOL prototype aircraft in untethered remotely piloted flight tests.

Eve Air Mobility Eyes Bangalore as Launchpad for India Operations

India's massive population makes for an deal backdrop
Eve Air Mobility's eVTOL aircraft could operate in the Indian city of Bangalore.

ARC Resurrects the Avian Pegasus Gyroplane

ARC will begin Pegasus test flights in early 2024 at its facility in Cranfield, UK
ARC Aerosystems' Lynx P9 compound rotorcraft.

Middle East Dealer Orders 10 Lilium Jet eVTOLs

ArcosJet will market the four-passenger Pioneer Edition to private buyers
Lilium Jet Pioneer Edition eVTOL aircraft
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Aerospace Xelerated To Speed Up Incubator Process

The effort will attempt to fund 10 start-ups per year
Aerospace Xelerated Summit on November 9, 2023 in Dubai (Credit-AX)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

UAE Tech Start-up Eanan Unveils Cargo Drones

The company operates in the Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub at Dubai South.
Eanan cargo drone

Bellwether’s Oryx eVTOL Aircraft Lands at Dubai Airshow

The company expands R&D to the Middle East
Bellwether's Oryx eVTOL prototype

Spanish Start-up Crisalion Introduces Integrity eVTOL Aircraft

The company has launched a new funding round to support development work
Crisalion Integrity eVTOL aircraft

Vertiport Management System Will Support VTOL Aircraft

Anra Technologies has rolled out its web-based flight and ground infrastructure management software
Anra control screen

We Go Inside Joby Aviation’s Pilot Production Facility as It Starts eVTOL Production

Joby Aviation is getting ready to mass-produce eVTOL aircraft it says will transform transportation in and around crowded cities.
two Joby eVTOL aircraft on the ground
Charter & Fractional

Bristow, Volocopter Team on eVTOL Service in U.S., UK

Agreement includes up to 80 VoloCity eVTOLs for Bristow
VoloCity over London
Regulations and Government

EASA Introduces VTOL Aircraft Policy Changes

Changes to rules for urban air mobility would need revisions to EU aviation regulations
Volocopter eVTOL aircraft flight in Paris

Propeller Fault Caused Vertical's eVTOL Prototype Crash

Two more prototypes are under construction, and certification timeline is unchanged
Vertical Aerospace VX4 eVTOL prototype crashed on August 9.

USAF Contract Boosts JetZero's Blended-wing Body Design

JetZero promises to halve fuel burn and emissions
JetZero's blended-wing body aircraft

FlyExclusive Backs Textron's Plans for Nexus eVTOL Aircraft

Charter operator joins Textron eAviation advisory board
Textron eAviation's Nexus eVTOL aircraft
Regulations and Government

GAMA Calls for Performance-based eVTOL Regulations

Group comments on FAA Special Federal Aviation Regulation
Joby Aviation's four-passenger eVTOL aircraft
Charter & Fractional

Sino Jet Orders 100 Aerofugia eVTOLs

Tiltrotor to operate alongside its business jet fleet
Sino Jet wants to add Aerofugia's AE200 eVTOL aircraft to its business jet fleet

Vertical Confirms Flight-test Incident with eVTOL Prototype

No injuries during motor failure test
Vertical Aerospace VX4 eVTOL prototype aircraft in untethered remotely piloted flight tests.

Lilium Gives Travelers a Taste of Future Flight in the Lilium Jet eVTOL Aircraft

This is what Lilium's four-seat configuration will look like
rendering of Lilium Jet taking off vertically

Avidyne Conceived Quantum Avionics with AAM in Mind

Quantum’s AI offers new capabilities for a wide variety of aircraft
Avidyne Quantum avionics suite pictured inside the VoltAero Cassio 330

AAM Market Worth $68.1B by 2032, Study Finds

The advanced air mobility industry will grow at a CAGR of 35.2 percent, according to a new market report.
Joby Aviation's eVTOL aircraft

Wisk Flies eVTOL Autonomously, Unmanned at AirVenture

Wisk's Cora eVTOL made its public debut with a flight
Wisk's Core eVTOL flying at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023

Diamond's Electric eDA40 Trainer Makes First Flight

The two-seat Diamond eDA40 should complete type certification by early 2024.
Diamond Aircraft's eDA40 electric light aircraft makes its first flight.

Electric Flyers Might Soon Fly Velis Electro

The Velis Electro is the world' first certified electric aircraft to make it into commercial production, and most buyers are using it for flight training.
Pipistrel Velis Electro

U.S. Charter Operator Orders SkyDrive's eVTOL Air Taxi

South Carolina-based Austin Aviation has committed to buying five of the three-seat eVTOL from Japan's SkyDrive, which also logged new sales in Vietnam.
SkyDrive's three-seat eVTOL aircraft.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

FAA Accepts Reliable Robotics’ Certification Plans

Reliable Robotics says the FAA has accepted its certification plans for a fully autonomous flight control system, which the company plans to install on aircraft to enable remotely piloted operations under supplemental type certificates.
A view from under the wing of an airplane flying with Reliable Robotics' autopilot system

FAA Proposes Modernizing Special Airworthiness Certs

FAA's Mosaic rule making is expected to bring performance-based standards to light sport aircraft certification as well as electric power.
Pipistrel Velis Electro electric-powered airplane

NBAA Exec: Airports Should Begin Prepping for AAM

Airports should not wait for AAM to arrive before preparing for the transition and should be aware of the benefits it can bring, NBAA's Gertsen said.
A view of an airplane's flight deck