Urban-Air Ports to create 200 eVTOL vertiports for AAM service

eVTOL AAM vertiport

The specialist UK vertiport startup Urban-Air Port has announced a project to create hundreds of hubs for electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles (eVTOL) around the world over the next five years, fueled by a significant equity stake by Hyundai’s advanced air mobility (AAM) division Supernal.

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Overair tests its eVTOL large propeller propulsion prototype

Santa Ana, California, startup Overair is not only aiming to become a global player in electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft manufacturing, it also wants to revolutionize the propulsion technologies most advanced air mobility (AAM) companies rely on with what it says is a quieter, more efficient large propeller system.

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Skyports to build Europe’s first trial eVTOL vertiport near Paris

It’s been said before but bears repeating: Skyports is certainly on a roll. In addition to the recent spate of deals it has struck around the globe, the London-based builder of infrastructure for electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) craft has now been chosen to build Europe’s first test vertiport outside Paris.

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Hyundai’s new Supernal to lead charge into AAM future

South Korean transportation giant Hyundai has announced the creation of an advanced air mobility (AAM) company, Supernal LLC. The company will pursue the development of next-generation passenger electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles, and aims to conduct its first commercial flight in 2028.

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UTM specialist Altitude Angel joins Hyundai’s AAM group

UK-based unified traffic management (UTM) technology provider Altitude Angel has announced it is joining Hyundai Motor Group’s Airspace Management Consortium, an initiative to help develop and accelerate advanced air mobility (AAM) operations.

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House passes Advanced Air Mobility Coordination bill

Lost amid the dramatic push for – and final securing of – passage of President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure draft law last week was the vote approving of another bill designed to have far-reaching consequences for the country: the Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act.

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