Volocopter says successful approaches to implementing urban air mobility will put customers first in every aspect, including safety, aircraft design, and air operations.
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A US launch could follow a European one quite quickly for Volocopter, as the FAA has accepted its application for a concurrent Type Certificate.
With reported losses of over $600 million last quarter, Uber has continued to sell off some of its more experimental arms with the offloading of Uber Elevate.
Dubai's RTA and the Dubai Air Navigation Services will take part in workshops and activities to develop research and related innovation, define potential air routes for vehicles and explore safety and security measures.
Through a strategic partnership with EHang, the Austrian city will reportedly become Europe's first UAM pilot city.
Recently appointed as the Chief Technical Officer of Volocopter, Dr. Arnaud Coville tells Intelligent Transport about the technology behind Volocopter and the regulation that comes with it.
Urban-Air Port Ltd and Hyundai Air Mobility have entered into the partnership in a bid to explore and develop cost-effective, sustainable and rapidly deployable urban air mobility (UAM) infrastructure.
The recent extension of the current funding round brings the total investment to date to more than $375 million.
The development of the E-port aims to accelerate the commercialisation of autonomous aerial vehicles (AAV) in the travel and tourism industries.
The funding round was led by Tencent, with participation from other existing investors including Atomico, Freigeist and LGT.
The pilot will be carried out by EHang, a Chinese autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company.
This is said to be the first operational flight permit for long term testing flight of Ehang's air taxi - EHang 216 - in Europe, which aims to lay foundation for the future of urban air mobility (UAM) operations in other EU countries.
The NASA-led Grand Challenge series will bring together companies intending to develop and/or operate air vehicles or airspace management services within the larger urban air mobility (UAM) ecosystem.
To date, Volocopter, which aims to produce the world’s first sustainable and scalable urban air mobility service, has raised total funding of €122 million.