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CAE and Beta Partner on Flight Training

CAE and Beta Partner on Flight Training

  • 25 Oct 2021 04:45 AM
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CAE will provide pilot and maintenance technician training programs for the Beta Technologies Alia eVTOL aircraft in a strategic partnership announced on Sept. 15.

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SkyDrive Partners to Bring AAM to Osaka

SkyDrive Partners to Bring AAM to Osaka

  • 24 Oct 2021 06:18 PM
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SkyDrive, a Tokyo-based AAM company, announced that it has partnered with the city and prefecture of Osaka, Japan, to examine the potential applications of eVTOL aircraft.

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CAE and Volocopter Partner to Create Global eVTOL Pilot Training Program

CAE and Volocopter Partner to Create Global eVTOL Pilot Training Program

  • 08 Jul 2021 08:36 AM
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With a goal to launching its first electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft services in a number of cities in the next five years, urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer Volocopter has formed a strategic partnership with global aviation leader CAE to develop, certify and deploy an innovative eVTOL pilot training program.

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Turning Point

Turning Point

  • 07 Jul 2021 10:13 AM
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Actor, director and activist Christopher Reeve said in a 1996 speech, “So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.”

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Choose Paris for eVTOL

Choose Paris for eVTOL

  • 25 Feb 2021 05:36 PM
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In order to facilitate a UAM ecosystem around the Paris region, the RATP Group, Groupe ADP and Choose Paris Region launched an international call for interest on Oct. 1. Some 150 applications from 25 countries were received and 30 winners were selected, with the intent to begin conducting experiments in June 2021 in the test area at the Pontoise-Cormeilles-en-Vexin airfield, which was inaugurated on Sept. 30.

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Supporting the Electric VTOL Revolution

Supporting the Electric VTOL Revolution

  • 31 Aug 2020 09:59 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society has been working to advance electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft since 2013, providing technical, professional and business resources to this burgeoning sector. As a leading advocate of the “Electric VTOL Revolution,” VFS has been holding its Electric VTOL Symposiums since 2014, started its Electric VTOL Newsletter in 2016, and launched its Electric VTOL website in 2017.

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Aviation Comes to the Consumer at CES 2018

Aviation Comes to the Consumer at CES 2018

  • 21 Feb 2018 02:47 PM
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The Consumer Technology Association’s CES 2018 (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show) took place Jan. 9–12, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Key themes at the largest technology exhibition in the world included the promise of 5G, smart cities, smart homes, vehicle technology, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality and technologies for consumers’ increasingly connected lives.

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Is 2020 Really Possible? (sidebar)

Is 2020 Really Possible? (sidebar)

  • 22 Aug 2017 11:38 AM
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Uber said that by the time flight demonstration programs begin in 2020, they will have to validate that they have mitigated the three biggest risks: efficient flights (airspace acceptance), noise (community acceptance) and safety (passenger acceptance). Note that Uber is not funding the development of the aircraft, but is helping to facilitate connections between investors and developers.

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