Widely viewed until recently as bordering on science fiction, the age of urban air mobility (UAM) is fast approaching reality and is poised to transform both aviation and society, says NASA. Now, with international activity in this new market accelerating, the agency has unveiled plans to cultivate the development of a U.S.-led urban air revolution. Launching the UAM Grand Challenge plan in Seattle on Nov. 1, NASA Aeronautics Associate Administrator Jaiwon Shin said the advent of urban air ...

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