Unmanned & Urban Aviation

May 11, 2021
Aviation transformation is no longer just about urban air taxis, but also a regional connectivity.
May 05, 2021
Scalable autonomy framework development supports airborne agent that can react to unanticipated situations for a wide range of aircraft.
May 04, 2021
ZeroAvia testbed crash; Lufthansa deploys riblets; MightyFly’s autonomous logistics; Wingcopter’s triple drop; Hydrogen startup funding.
Apr 30, 2021
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Apr 26, 2021
Bye’s electric twin; In-orbit debris monitoring; New LEO use; Decarbonizing Europe’s skies; and Furanics for SAF.
May 12, 2021
Startup Aergility is working with an unidentified strategic partner to develop a vertical-takeoff unmanned cargo aircraft using its “managed autorotation” technology to increase range and payload.
May 12, 2021
As it seeks strategic investors to set up operations in Canada, Jaunt Air Mobility has added to the list of suppliers working on the startup’s Journey electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxi.
May 10, 2021
British parcel carrier Royal Mail is to fly uncrewed mail flights between the UK mainland and the Scilly Isles and perform interisland deliveries with a vertical takeoff and landing unmanned aircraft system to test technologies that could better link remote communities.
May 10, 2021
Zipline is to provide on-demand drone delivery of medical supplies to health facilities across Nigeria’s Cross River State.
May 07, 2021
Startup Jaunt Air Mobility has announced plans to locate its design and manufacturing operations in Canada.
May 06, 2021
Miami International Airport on May 6 announced its selection by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to serve as a test site for drone detection technologies.
May 06, 2021
China’s Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group (CAIG) has signed a project agreement with Zigong Municipal People’s Government to build a dedicated unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industrial park in the city that will eventually see an annual output of 100 medium to large drones.
May 05, 2021
Wisk Aero has agreed to operate up to 30 autonomous air taxis on Blade Urban Air Mobility’s U.S. network.