UAM

Personal eVTOL Vehicles AIR CEO

AIR CEO envisions future featuring people flying personal eVTOL vehicles By Jim Magill From George Jetson to Prof. Brown in the Back to the Future movies, the dream of owning one’s own flying car has captured the public imagination. However, in recent years, planners envisioning urban air mobility solutions have …

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Hyundai Passenger Drones Infrastructure: Urban Air Port

Hyundai passenger drones are supposed to be commercialized by 2028 – but they’ll need urban infrastructure to get off the ground.  Now, that infrastructure is under development in the UK. Urban Air Port® Air-One® has been chosen to “develop aviation infrastructure and systems that enable the next generation of electric and …

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Passenger Drones Should Benefit the Disabled Community

Courtesy of EHang Urban air mobility (UAM) could provide a major benefit for the disabled community.  A new white paper from Aerobility and CIVATAglobal says the industry must be inclusive from the outset to realize that goal as passenger drones are introduced. While the concept of integrating air taxis, drone …

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P3 Tech Consulting and Five-Alpha Partnership

A strategic partnership between P3 Tech Consulting and Five-Alpha will combine expertise to address issues in the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) market. The partners will form a team that  combines P3 Tech Consulting‘s expertise in tech law, regulation, policy and plans with Five-Alpha’s industry leadership in infrastructure standards, regulations, and code …

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China’s Government Works Towards Urban Air Mobility

China’s government is determined to lead the world in implementing urban air mobility, enabling companies like EHang to accelerate applications from emergency response to aerial sightseeing. “The General Office of the State Council of the PRC has recently issued a circular proposing to accelerate the strategic development of Urban Air …

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Passenger Drones: Honeywell Purchase…

Fortune 100 companies are continuing investment in the drone industry.  In further evidence of their interest in urban air mobility (UAM) and other advanced applications, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) purchased Ballard Unmanned Systems assets last month.  Ballard Unmanned Systems is “a wholly owned subsidiary of Southborough, Mass.-based Ballard Power Systems Inc. …

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EHang’s Heavy Lift Drone for Medium-Haul Deliveries

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, has unveiled the EHang 216L.  EHang’s heavy lift drone is ideal for short-to-medium-haul air logistics – both in cities and rural areas. The EHang 216L can carry a payload of 200kg – about 440 pounds …

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