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Call It K-UAM

Incheon, South Korea plans to integrate UAM

Incheon’s mayor, Jeong-bok Yoo, is spearheading an initiative to prepare, adapt, and integrate urban air mobility into the fabric of this metropolis of roughly 3 million people. The city has published the Advanced Air Mobility Concept of Operations for Incheon Metropolitan City. The 46-page pamphlet lays out the city’s vision to bring UAM online by…

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The Right Stuff: Manufacturing a UAV Sandwich

Making AAM Magic Using Composite Materials

“… composite materials were optimal to build a lightweght, low-altitude endurance (LALE) hybrid VTOL UAV.”

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The urban skies will require robust urban traffic management (UTM)

UTM for UAM: Avoiding an eVTOL carmaggedon in the sky

Stay tuned: We are changing our name to AAM Today (aam.today) in the weeks ahead.

When our eVTOLs, crewed or uncrewed, take to the urban skies in our eVTOLs, it won’t be Tinkerbell our instruments will be looking to avoid hitting. NASA’s February 2024 report, “Computing Proximity to Threat Along Uncertain Trajectory to Support Urban Air Mobility,” identifies the complex, challenging environment that aircraft operators, urban traffic management (UTM) system…

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Alfred Nobel took the first photograph from a UAV, a picture of Boston.

A US$260 Billion Global Drone Market by 2033?

Mapping, surveying, package delivery, crop dusting, energy, cargo; when you’re an UAV, it all adds up. And up. And up.

The drone market will experience astronomical growth between now and 2033.

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Polaris Research predicts a US$41 billlion evtol market by 2032

Value Proposition: How Much Will the eVTOL Market Be Worth Around 2030?

It Depends on Who You Ask

The eVTOL market could be worth anywhere between US$11.5 billion and US$41 billion.

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Eyes wide shut -- bad eVTOL pilot. Bad pilot.

Urban Air Mobility Will Stretch Pilot Fatigue Management in New Ways

Short-haul, multiple takeoffs and landings per day, and revolutionary, new eVTOL technologies will test pilot’s resilience in radically new ways.

Imagine yourself a taxi driver in New York City, London, Berlin, or Tokyo; dozens, maybe hundreds of trips in an 8-, 10-, maybe even 12-hour day. You’re doing what you can, as the movie Cabaret song said, to “earn a mark, a yen, a buck, or a pound.” Now, flash-forward to 2027 or 2030 and…

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