Posts by Lynn Tryba

New race series created for flying cars.

New Race Series for Flying Cars

Playing off the idea of “if you build it they will come,” tech entrepreneur Matt Pearson believes his launch of a motorsports racing series for the sky will propel innovation in electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL). If the popularity of NASCAR and Formula 1 are any indication, there’s an eager fan base that…

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New CEO at Terrafugia

Chao Jing began serving as the new CEO of Terrafugia in April, 2019. Terrafugia cofounder and CTO Carl Dietrich left the company April 6, 2019. Jing has worked with international companies in the US, China, Philippines, Singapore, Belgium, and Japan. The new executive management team also includes Chief Financial Officer Huaibing Wang, who has more…

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Government Agencies Play Catch-up with Aviation Technology

In the race toward the future, eVTOL development, sped along by advances in drone technology, is outpacing airspace rules and regulations—and therefore, safety. And NASA—along with industry, government, and academic partners—is working to bridge the gap. Uber and NASA Uber Technologies announced plans in 2016 to develop an electric flying taxi service that would provide…

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