VTOL

Hydrogen Fuel Cell VTOL DJ25 Wins CES Award

Doosan Mobility and JOUAV have partnered to develop “the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell VTOL commercial drone solution.”  The result of their collaboration is the DJ25: winner of a CES 2022 Innovation Award. “DJ25 is the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) commercial drone solution,” …

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Archer eVTOL Gets FAA Special Airworthiness Certificate: Che…

Archer eVTOL Granted New FAA Status by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, Archer Aviation Inc. announced that the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has granted it a Special Airworthiness Certificate authorizing the company to begin flight testing its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) Maker aircraft. With this final …

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Avy’s Launches Drone Response Network:

Avy Launches World’s First Drone Response Network by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Dutch aviation technology pioneer Avy has launched the first Drone Response Network to combine docking stations with autonomous aircraft that possess vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities. The network’s implementation provides ‘drone coverage’ within a certain …

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SwissDrones Flies in Malta: BVLOS Flights Over Water

SwissDrones Completes Test Flights in Malta by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby This week, Transport Malta Civil Aviation Directorate (Transport Malta), Malta’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), and SwissDrones, a global manufacturer of long-range unmanned helicopter systems, oversaw a sequence of long-range Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flights over …

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Skyportz Announces Air Taxi Infrastructure Australia

Skyportz Announces First Australian Air Taxi Hub to Service Brisbane Olympics by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today at the Air Taxi World Congress in London, Skyportz announced that their first Australian infrastructure for air taxis will be built at the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Moreton …

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GM Flying Car Demonstrated at CES 2021

GM has unveiled a Cadillac brand flying car.  The sleek and beautiful eVTOL passenger vehicle could be the car company’s concept of transportation’s next generation. Passenger drones, drone taxis, Automated Aerial Vehicles (AAV): as a few companies like Ehang, Volocopter and others move into test flight programs, large car manufacturers …

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Air Taxis for Future Transport: EHang takes flight in Seoul

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) announced its EHang 216 two-seater passenger-grade autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) had completed its maiden flight in Korea. “It is Korea’s first time to launch a flight of an autonomous “air taxi” over a densely populated downtown area,” says a company press release.  The flight, which …

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