Air
Jul 27, 2022 - 01:19 pm

Supernal to use eVTOL batteries by EP Systems

Hyundai’s air mobility subsidiary Supernal has announced cooperating with Electric Power Systems (EP Systems) to develop eVTOL batteries. The announcement was made at the Farnborough International Airshow and is Supernal’s first partnership.

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Jul 20, 2022 - 12:33 pm

Rolls-Royce & Hyundai launch air mobility cooperation

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Motor Group have announced plans today to collaborate on all-electric propulsion and hydrogen fuel cell technology in aviation. They have signed a letter of intent to deliver low-emission solutions to the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and Regional Air Mobility (RAM) markets.

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Jul 11, 2022 - 02:03 pm

Evolito takes over Electroflight

Evolito, a Yasa spin-off specialising in motors and power electronics for electric flight applications, has acquired the battery specialist Electroflight. Evolito thus intends to offer its customers fully integrated powertrain and battery solutions from a single source in future.

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Jul 3, 2022 - 03:49 pm

Zenlabs investor Lilium expects battery tech to power jets

Zenlabs Energy has received $3.5 million from the US Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC) to co-fund a two-year project focusing on electrolyte and active materials in silicon-dominant anode cells. Jet maker Lilium has licensed the technology to power its zero-emission aircraft expected in 2025.

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Jun 17, 2022 - 01:12 pm

Otto Aviation to use fuel cell system from ZeroAvia

ZeroAvia, a company specialising in electric aircraft propulsion, is cooperating with Otto Aviation to develop a fuel cell propulsion system for a long-range Otto aircraft. Specifically, the ZA600 hydrogen-electric powertrain will be adapted for the Celera aircraft.

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Jun 9, 2022 - 03:14 pm

Monte to purchase 100 FC aircraft drives from ZeroAvia

ZeroAvia and Monte Aircraft Leasing will jointly market hydrogen-powered aircraft to regional operators. Under an agreement now signed between the companies, Monte will purchase up to 100 ZA600 hydrogen-electric powertrains from ZeroAvia to be installed on existing and new 5- to 20-seat aircraft.

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May 27, 2022 - 05:10 pm

Vaeridion to build 11-seater electric aircraft

The start-up Vaeridion from Munich wants to build small electric aircraft with space for two pilots and nine passengers. In contrast to the numerous electric vertical take-off concepts, Vaeridion’s electric aircraft is designed to take off and land like an ordinary aeroplane.

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Apr 7, 2022 - 02:42 pm

ZeroAvia says airports will become hydrogen hubs

ZeroAvia, a company that specialises in hydrogen flights, has announced a new partnership with ZEV Station to develop green hydrogen refuelling infrastructure. The companies will work together on developing a regional airport to showcase the feasibility of hydrogen-powered commercial flights.

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Apr 5, 2022 - 01:59 pm

Suzuki & SkyDrive partner on eVTOL development

Japanese automakers Suzuki and SkyDrive have announced a partnership for the commercialization of flying cars. SkyDrive is a Japanese manufacturer of flying cars and is currently developing a compact, two-seating electric-powered flying car with plans for full-scale production.

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Apr 4, 2022 - 03:48 pm

Lilium postpones market launch until 2025

The Bavarian electric aerial taxi start-up Lilium has postponed its planned market launch by one year. Instead of 2024, the electric vertical take-off is now expected to be approved in 2025 and thus begin commercial operation.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 04:19 pm

Joby absolves first tests with the FAA

The eVTOL start-up Joby Aviation has completed the first system tests and compliance checks by the Federal Aviation Administration and received the approvals. The company therefore feels that its development approach has been validated and intends to continue working on the product design.

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Mar 19, 2022 - 12:52 pm

Textron takes over Slovenia’s Pipistrel

The US conglomerate Textron, which produces Cessna and Beechcraft aircraft, is acquiring the Slovenian electric aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel. Upon completion of the transaction, Textron plans to form a new business unit called Textron eAviation for the development of sustainable aircraft.

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Mar 4, 2022 - 02:45 pm

Volocopter closes financing round with €153 million

German electric air taxi developer Volocopter has raised €153Mn in the first signing of its Series E funding round led by South Korean investor WP Investment. Volocopter expects that the new capital will accelerate the certification of their electric passenger air cab and its launch in initial cities.

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Feb 17, 2022 - 04:03 pm

Eve Urban Air to deliver up to 90 eVTOLs to Australia

Electric aerial taxi manufacturer Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions, a subsidiary of Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer, has received two orders for a total of up to 90 eVTOLs from Australia. Aviair and HeliSpirit are ordering up to 50 electric aircraft from Eve and Microflite up to 40.

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Jan 25, 2022 - 12:36 pm

Boeing invests in Wisk Aero

US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has invested a further $450 million in Wisk Aero, the joint venture between Kitty Hawk and Boeing to develop electric aerial taxis. The investment is intended to further the development of Wisk’s sixth-generation eVTOL and fund preparations for the start of series production.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/07/29/skydrive-next-up-to-opt-for-ep-systems-air-taxi-batteries/
29.07.2022 13:46