Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL)

USAF welcomes first Joby Aviation eVTOL to Edwards AFB

The USAF’s Emerging Technologies Integrated Test Force (ET-ITF) took delivery of its first experiment electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at Edwards AFB, California, on September 25

Archer Aviation to supply Midnight eVTOLs to the USAF

California-based start-up Archer Aviation Inc has entered into contracts worth up to $142m with the US Department of Defense that includes the supply of up to six Midnight electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to the USAF

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Embraer's Eve Air Mobility: everything you need to know

Best known for its E-Jet portfolio, Embraer has its eyes on the next-generation of flying machines. Andreas Spaeth reports from Brazil on the company’s Eve Air Mobility subsidiary, a frontrunner in the emerging eVTOL scene

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Is United Airlines risking everything with record-breaking orders?

Pandemic? What pandemic? United Airlines has spent the past three years on a charge to reinvent itself. In doing so, the carrier has taken some of the biggest bets in its 97-year history, as Chris Sloan details

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Aviation sustainability: Why United Airlines is very optimistic

From eVTOLs to the supersonic Boom aircraft: United Airlines has no shortage of pioneering projects in the pipeline. Richard Schuurman catches up with Lauren Riley, its chief sustainability officer, to learn more.

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Vertical Aerospace VX4: the eVTOL with $5bn in pre-orders

The first maiden flight of a brand new UK-designed and built aircraft in more than two decades took place in September. Mark Broadbent reports on a major milestone for eVTOL experts Vertical Aerospace and its VX4

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Fly in the ointment? New regs vs the EVTOL

What impact will recently announced changes to pilot training requirements have on the rise of the eVTOL?

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Urban Air Mobility: key players, technology and challenges

Urban Air Mobility is one of the most rapidly developing segments in aviation. Mark Broadbent look at who’s doing what, the technology involved and the challenges confronting the fledgling sector

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eVTOL: Big in Japan

Long known as a lover of all things technical, Japan is the latest country to catch the attention of ambitious eV TOL developers, reports Tom Batchelor

Wingcopter lands $16 million contract for medical deliveries

Commercial agreement provides Spright with fleets of Wingcopter’s delivery drones to meet increasing demand for medical drone delivery solutions throughout the USA