Unmanned & Urban Aviation

Sep 15, 2021
David Neeleman has been appointed to the board of directors of Lilium N.V., effective upon completion of Lilium’s business combination with Qell Acquisition Corp.
Sep 15, 2021
SkyGuardian’s UK firsts pave the way for the Royal Air Force Protector’s introduction in 2023.
Sep 14, 2021
Iris Automation continues its string of dealmaking, signing on as a partner with Australia’s Swoop Aero to offer beyond-visual-line-of-sight systems on the global advanced air mobility market.
Sep 14, 2021
Mobius Energy will offer an electric aircraft battery subscription that includes maintenance, replacement and salvage services.
Sep 14, 2021
Active deorbiting; electric charging; accelerating SAF; and persistent platform.
Sep 23, 2021
Looking to gain experience and revenue from an earlier market entry, UK startup Samad Aerospace plans to develop manned and unmanned versions of a half-scale model built to flight test the configuration of the company’s planned e-Starling hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff business aircraft.
Sep 23, 2021
Alaka’i Technologies is awaiting FAA approval to begin free-flight tests on a new prototype of its Skai zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell-powered electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft.
Sep 23, 2021
Alphabet subsidiary Wing has paused some of its drone package deliveries in the suburbs of Canberra, Australia, after one of its drones was attacked by a raven.
Sep 23, 2021
Embraer subsidiary Eve Urban Air Mobility continues to build its orderbook of conditional commitments as it looks toward completing a deal to go public through a merger with a blank-check company.
Sep 23, 2021
China’s Autoflight has announced completion of a $100 million Series A funding round, which it believes may be the largest yet in the country’s fledging electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing vehicle industry.
Sep 22, 2021
After announcing a joint venture in June, startup Xeriant has agreed to merge with XTI Aircraft in a bid to secure the funding needed to develop the TriFan 600 hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing business aircraft.
Sep 22, 2021
Under the name Volocopter (Chengdu) Technology, the new venture aims to offer UAM solutions to China.
Sep 22, 2021
The startup has decided it wants to start flying people as soon as possible and so will certify the autonomous single-seat Heaviside H2 now in flight testing as its entry into the market.