Volocopter, an electric air taxi startup backed by Daimler, had its urban flight debut during a presentation at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. expand full story
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eVTOL Stories July 17, 2018
The growing space of VTOL personal electric aircraft has got yet another entry from a new startup. This latest working prototype of a new ultralight all-electric personal VTOL aircraft has about 25 miles of range. expand full story
eVTOL Stories February 1, 2018
There’s now a lot of money flowing into all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
Joby Aviation, a startup based in California, announced today that it secured $100 million in funding from some major investors. expand full story
eVTOL Stories August 10, 2017
Advancements in battery technology are slowly starting to enable all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft and now Daimler is betting on a startup to bring them to market. expand full story
eVTOL Stories April 25, 2017
If you are wondering how come there are so many news and announcement about electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft lately, like Lilium’s maiden flight and Kitty Hawk coming out of stealth, it looks like it’s because they timed the releases with Uber’s Elevate Summit in Dallas this week.
Today, Uber announced its own plans to use eVTOL aircraft for a flying taxi service. expand full story