The race is on for the lead in urban air mobility
AeroCar Journal’s top 7 picks for the companies that may make it in the fiercely competitive emerging urban air mobility market.
UAM by the numbers
These are the key numbers being posited as the Urban Air Mobility industry matures between now and 2035.
Graphene batteries may make eVTOLs (flying cars) a reality more quickly than lithium batteries.
Could it be a "magic" flying bus?
Heads’ up, Airbus. There’s a new air bus coming to town. Actually, it’s coming to downtown, perhaps a downtown near you. Kelekona, a New York City-based start-up, has set its sights on developing a mass transit eVTOL as big as a city bus. With a payload of 10,000 lbs. (about 4500 kg), Kelekona is aiming…
Low SWaP-C radar will facilitate the development of a feasible detect and avoid system and accelerate autonomous urban air mobility.
UAM + AI = A Winning Combination?
In director Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 dystopian film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Man (astronaut, Dr. Dave Bowman) and Machine (the spaceship’s computer system, the “heuristically programmed algorithmic computer system” aka HAL) face off over control of the ship and the astronaut’s fate. As HAL’s artificial intelligence (AI) system develops a “mind of its own,” HAL’s interests…