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Airbus' VSR700 Drone Copter Prototype Makes Maiden Flight

Airbus' VSR700 Drone Copter Prototype Makes Maiden Flight

Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 20, 2019
Electric Race Plane Unveiled

Electric Race Plane Unveiled

The world's first electric race plane has been unveiled, showcasing custom modified technology built by one of the racing teams set to take part in the inaugural Air Race E event next year.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 13, 2019
Collaboration to Increase Endurance of Future Bye Aerospace eAircraft

Collaboration to Increase Endurance of Future Bye Aerospace eAircraft

OXIS Energy and Bye Aerospace have begun a 12-month collaborative programme that seeks to achieve a 50% to 100% increase in flight time from a single charge on future Bye Aerospace eAircraft.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 12, 2019
Electric Air Taxi Cabable of Carrying 250kg

Electric Air Taxi Cabable of Carrying 250kg

Vertical Aerospace has revealed flight footage of an electric vertical take off and landing aircraft capable of carrying loads of up to 250kg - the first company in the world to do so.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 29, 2019
Lilium Completes Flight Testing & Builds First Manufacturing Facility

Lilium Completes Flight Testing & Builds First Manufacturing Facility

Lilium has released new footage of its all-electric Lilium Jet as it celebrates completing its first phase of flight testing, a milestone it has reached less than six months since starting its flight test campaign.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 11, 2019
Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market

Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market

With this partnership, both companies will leverage their unique market strengths and insights to study the future of premium urban air mobility vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 9, 2019
Researchers use drones to weigh whales

Researchers use drones to weigh whales

By measuring the body length, width and height of free-living southern right whales photographed by drones, researchers were able to develop a model that accurately calculated the body volume and mass of the whales.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 7, 2019
FAA's first full approval for drone airline

FAA's first full approval for drone airline

UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward Inc has received the US government's first full Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline. The company will initially expand its drone delivery service further to support hospital campuses around the country, and to provide solutions for customers beyond those in the healthcare industry.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 25, 2019
Boeing completes test flight of unmanned aerial refueler

Boeing completes test flight of unmanned aerial refueler

Boeing and the U.S. Navy successfully completed the first test flight of the MQ-25™ unmanned aerial refueler.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 18, 2019
First urban flight of Volocopter in Europe

First urban flight of Volocopter in Europe

The Minister-President of the state of Baden-Württemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, experienced the first European urban flight of the Volocopter in Stuttgart together with the Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Ola Källenius, the CEO of Volocopter GmbH, Florian Reuter, and Thomas Strobl, Minister of the Interior, Digitalisation and Migration for Baden-Württemberg.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 20, 2019
Electric Race Plane Unveiled

Electric Race Plane Unveiled

The world's first electric race plane has been unveiled, showcasing custom modified technology built by one of the racing teams set to take part in the inaugural Air Race E event next year.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 12, 2019
Electric Air Taxi Cabable of Carrying 250kg

Electric Air Taxi Cabable of Carrying 250kg

Vertical Aerospace has revealed flight footage of an electric vertical take off and landing aircraft capable of carrying loads of up to 250kg - the first company in the world to do so.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 11, 2019
Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market

Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market

With this partnership, both companies will leverage their unique market strengths and insights to study the future of premium urban air mobility vehicles.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 7, 2019
FAA's first full approval for drone airline

FAA's first full approval for drone airline

UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward Inc has received the US government's first full Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline. The company will initially expand its drone delivery service further to support hospital campuses around the country, and to provide solutions for customers beyond those in the healthcare industry.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 18, 2019
First urban flight of Volocopter in Europe

First urban flight of Volocopter in Europe

The Minister-President of the state of Baden-Württemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, experienced the first European urban flight of the Volocopter in Stuttgart together with the Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Ola Källenius, the CEO of Volocopter GmbH, Florian Reuter, and Thomas Strobl, Minister of the Interior, Digitalisation and Migration for Baden-Württemberg.
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