Posts by Michael Hirschberg

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The FAA makes a U-Turn on eVTOLs

After nearly a decade of collaboration with industry, the FAA has abruptly changed the path of how winged eVTOLs can get certified.

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EASA Publishes SC-VTOL

Reprinted with permission from the Vertical Flight Society, Vertiflite Magazine The Vertical Flight Society has been supporting the development of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft since 2014. One of the defining challenges for implementing eVTOL for urban air mobility (UAM) is the lack of applicable regulations. Standards organizations like ASTM International, RTCA, SAE…

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