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UK startup unveils ‘world’s most advanced’ vertiport for air taxis

Urban-Air Port first demostrated AirOne in 2022 in the UK. Now, the vertiport is commercially available. Artist’s impression of AirOne. (a day ago)

VX4 tilt-rotor eVTOL gets 20% power boost ahead of flight tests

VX4 tilt-rotor eVTOL gets 20% power boost ahead of flight tests

5 days ago

Vertical Aerospace has pulled back the hanger doors on the second full-scale prototype of its four-passenger VX4 tilt-rotor eVTOL aircraft. The latest flavor has been given a significant power boost, and features proprietary batteries for the first time.

Archer Joins Forces With California’s Biggest Air Carrier

Archer Joins Forces With California’s Biggest Air Carrier

9 days ago

Folks in California can look forward to much shorter airport trips that will also lower the environmental footprint. It's all thanks to the latest collaboration between Archer, maker of the Midnight eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing), and Southwest Airlines.

Hydrogen Fuel Milestone for the World’s Longest-Range Air Taxi

Hydrogen Fuel Milestone for the World’s Longest-Range Air Taxi

13 days ago

A few years from now, people in Australia will have access to zero-emission aircraft-based services, from air taxi travel to aeromedical and firefighting. AMSL Aero has not only developed what it's considered to be the first eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) designed and manufactured in Australia, but is also pioneering hydrogen as an aviation fuel across the Southern Hemisphere.

Joby smashes eVTOL aircraft range record with liquid hydrogen

Joby smashes eVTOL aircraft range record with liquid hydrogen

13 days ago

It's the first flight of its kind ever announced, an enormous technical milestone, an absolute demolition of Joby's previous 154-mile (248-km) record, and a strong move that looks beyond the company's first priority: putting battery-powered air taxi operations in the sky by 2025.

Air taxis cleared for Paris Olympics, Macron offered seat on first flight

Air taxis cleared for Paris Olympics, Macron offered seat on first flight

14 days ago

German startup Volocopter will deliver the flying taxis. A barge on the River Seine will provide a tiny airport for the vehicles. The French government confirmed the plans on Tuesday. The two-seater, 18-rotor craft earned the rubber stamp after over…This story continues at The Next Web.

Archer's Midnight air taxi completes first transition flight

Archer's Midnight air taxi completes first transition flight

a month ago

After nailing its first full-size electric take-off and landing (eVTOL) transition in 2022 with the Maker technology demonstrator, Archer Aviation has revealed that its Midnight aircraft has successfully transitioned from hover to vertical flight, before going on to clock speeds of over 100 mph.

Cruise-capable eVTOL flying motorcycle rocks tilting thrusters

Cruise-capable eVTOL flying motorcycle rocks tilting thrusters

2 months ago

Imagine waking early Sunday morning to ride the twisty coastal mountains of beautiful southern California. It's going to be a perfect day and you expect exactly zero traffic, because you're leaving the Hayabusa in the garage and taking your UDX Airwolf hoverbike.