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Clean urban air travel to become reality as Urban-Air Port announces development plan for 65 urban air mobility infrastructure hubs worldwide in partnership with Hyundai Motor Group

· Urban-Air Port and Urban Air Mobility Division of Hyundai Motor Group announce plans to develop 65 electric urban-air ports worldwide to make clean urban air travel a reality. · World’s first electric urban-air port – ‘Air-One’ – to open in Coventry, UK, in early 2022

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EHang Releases Video of Yunfu Production Facility in Operation

EHang Holdings Limited announced the cancellation of the EHang Yunfu Investor Day due to the latest tightening COVID-19-related travel and group gathering restrictions by the local governmental authorities following the recent Delta variant outbreak in China. The event was originally scheduled to take place in person at the Company’s new

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Flying taxis and short haul plane journeys powered by hydrogen: how the future of flight could look in 2030

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the UK’s research and innovation agency, has set out its vision for the future of air travel in Britain. Compiled by leading experts from industry, academia and government, the Future Flight Vision and Roadmap sets out how zero emission air travel within and between British

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Opener Completes Four Flight Demonstrations of Human-Operated eVTOL Fixed-Wing Aircraft

Opener, a pioneer of electric aerial vehicles for consumer travel, today announced the historic completion of four human-operated flights of BlackFly, the world’s first eVTOL fixed-wing aircraft. Two BlackFly production vehicles soared into the sky in front of hundreds of thousands of attendees at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture

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Iran says it has drone that can travel 7,000 km

Tehran (AFP) June 27, 2021 –
Iran has drones capable of flying 7,000 kilometres (more than 4,000 miles), the commander of its Revolutionary Guard force said Sunday.

“We have drones which can fly 7,000 kilometres, without a pilot, and land back at the same spot or anywhere else,” General Hossein Salami

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300 Drones Deliver Greenpeace Message for G7

Greenpeace has used this moment to greet world leaders as they made their way to the summit by sending them a strong and simple message. For the first time, 300 illuminated drones and light projections have been used to create breathtaking 3D moving images of iconic animals. The animals travel

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Elroy Air, Business Development Manager – Federal

Position Type: Full-Time Locations: Remote Travel: >50% Domestic and International. To Washington DC, other customer locations as well as Elroy Air Headquarters. At Elroy Air, we are building autonomous cargo aircraft systems that will change the way the world moves goods. Transporting cargo by air can be much faster than

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Wisk – Autonomy is the Path to Everyday Aviation

By Jonathan Lovegren, Head of Autonomy I’ve been passionate about aviation for as long as I can remember, and a licensed private pilot for over 17 years. I’ve enjoyed its privileges: the joy of flight, access to thousands of airports around the country, and the ability to travel quickly through

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EHang Reveals Long-Range VT-30 AAV to Expand Regional Air Mobility Coverage

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today revealed its new type of electric passenger-grade AAV “VT-30”, the first in EHang’s product suite that is designed for inter-city transportation. With a hybrid structure, VT-30 is designed to travel

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TeamUAV – UK RPAS Operator

£22’500 – £27’500 basic salary depending on experience + bonus package for on target earnings of £35’000 – £40’000 pa Six month position – possibility of extension 20 days holiday + bank holidays Great UK & Occasional overseas travel Generous bonus scheme Work from home on none flying days Access

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NASA Seeks to Increase Accessibility of Regional Air Travel

Most Americans have one affordable option for trips between 50 and 500 miles – the road trip. Commercial air travel doesn’t always directly serve local communities, making for a time-consuming and frequently frustrating travel experience. America is home to more than 5,000 airports, yet just 30 of these airports serve

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NASA Microphone Detects Turbulence Hundreds of Miles Away

Whether it’s in the wake vortex of airplanes taking off or in seemingly calm air, there are few issues more meddlesome to flight than turbulence. Not only can these “horizontal tornadoes” make air travel uncomfortable and possibly dangerous, but attempts to avoid them can consume large amounts of fuel. Researchers

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No UAV Challenge events in 2021

We are sad to report that there will be no UAV Challenge events held in 2021 due to the ongoing issues brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is still very uncertain when quarantine-free international travel into Australia will recommence and when Australian high-schools will allow interstate trips for their

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Skyfront Drone Sets Endurance Record of 13 hours, 4 minutes and Distance Record of 205 miles

Skyfront, a manufacturer of long endurance gasoline-electric hybrid drones, broke the multirotor drone flight time record by staying airborne for 13 hours and 4 minutes and traveling a distance of 205 miles. The world record-breaking flight was achieved by the lightweight, powerful, and efficient Skyfront Perimeter 8—the company’s most advanced

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Drone Tour of Porsche Museum in Stuttgart

In 2020, the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany was forced to close its doors to visitors. It reopened last May and meanwhile has been obliged to close again, but it will reopen on March 9. For those who won’t be able to visit due to travel restrictions, Porsche has provided

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Skyports – Head of Infrastructure Technology

Skyports, established in 2017, is the leading owner and operator of vertiports for the emerging Advanced Air Mobility industry (AAM). Vertiports are the enabling landing infrastructure to allow for the operation of Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, which are revolutionizing passenger travel and cargo logistics around the world.

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EHang to Provide UAM Services in Hengqin New Area in Zhuhai, China

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced strategic partnerships with Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Pan-Tourism Development Co., Ltd., Zhuhai Huafa Sports Operations Management Co., Ltd. and Flying World (Zhuhai) Technology Co., Ltd. to jointly initiate Urban Air

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EHang Launches Aerial Tourism Services in China

EHang Holdings Limited has announced the launch of its own autonomous urban air mobility services with its strategic partner Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited, an HKEX-listed real estate company. The trial services include an aerial sightseeing program and aerial media shows, which will be rolled out in the partner’s tourism

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EHang Launches Aerial Tourism Services with Strategic Partner Greenland Hong Kong

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced the launch of its own autonomous urban air mobility (“UAM”) services with its strategic partner Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited (SEHK: 00337) (“Greenland Hong Kong”), an HKEX-listed real estate company.

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Dr Ryan Starkey: Developing Supersonic Drone

Written By: Ari Sandberg, Intern For a man with a speciality in hypersonic aircraft systems, it is no surprise that Dr. Ryan Starkey “likes to go fast.” However, Dr. Starkey’s efforts to develop a drone, known as GoJett, that can travel at mach 1.4 (over 1,000 mph) is much less

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TC/DC

I don’t get why people, aka “drone experts, and visionaries” fall for these FAA rusesagain and again. In my estimation, this effort is another iteration of an expensive andtime-consuming industry trip down the rabbit hole. I know what you’re thinking,that Egan guy is such a bring-down when he starts with

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Our mission is to turn flygskam into Flugvergnügen

Aeroplanes dominate long-distance transportation, but automobiles are used for most travel less than 500 miles. It takes too long to get to an airport. It takes too long to get through an airport. And now there’s the flygskam movement – flight shaming – aimed at noise and emissions.

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Drone Deliveries for UK’s Rural Towns ?

What will the future of transport look like? The UK Government is seeking views on how digital innovation can help people to plan, book and pay for travel. Drone deliveries and digital mapping for easy-to-access walking and cycling routes could soon be a reality for people living in rural areas

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UAS Students Gain Hands-on Experience Working on Sea Turtle Conservation Project

Melanie Azam Embry-Riddle student Andres Larrota was disappointed when his study-abroad trip was cancelled, due to the current coronavirus pandemic. He had hoped to apply his classroom knowledge of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to document cultural sites in the Balkan Peninsula. While he missed the opportunity to travel overseas,

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SCHIEBEL Operator/Pilot

SCHIEBEL is looking to hire highly motivated UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) Operator/Pilot to support our worldwide CAMCOPTER® S-100 operations. At SCHIEBEL, we are increasing our global operations. Thus, we are looking for highly motivated CAMCOPTER® S-100 Operator/Pilots who are willing to travel for long-term deployments and reinforce our teams worldwide.

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US Navy Aviators Train MQ-25 Operations

U.S. Navy aviators are already learning how to “fly” the MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueller before the first air vehicle comes off the production line. Four Navy air vehicle operators (AVOs) from VX-23, the Navy’s developmental test squadron, and VX-1, the operational test squadron, recently traveled to Boeing’s St. Louis facility

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