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The Top 7 Leading Contenders in the Emerging UAM Market

AeroCar Journal’s top 7 picks for the companies that may make it in the fiercely competitive emerging urban air mobility market.

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Hexagon structure that graphene takes.

Will Graphene Replace Lithium-Ion Batteries Before eVTOLs Take Off?

Graphene batteries may make eVTOLs (flying cars) a reality more quickly than lithium batteries.

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Chart of urban air mobility aircraft ranges

How Far Will Your UAM Aircraft Fly?

Where UAM aircraft ranges in miles are at right now and how emerging technologies may improve UAM aircraft ranges.

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A flying car passes by the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Can You Afford a Flying Car?

When will the cost of flying cars (VTOLs) be affordable? It may be a moot point.

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A delivery drone that can drop three packages in one trip.

Leading Edge UAM

The innovation and out-of-the-box thinking fueling the urban air mobility (UAM) industry not only rivals the turn of the 20th century transportation advances made by the Wright Brothers and Henry Ford, it’s fair to say, by the mid-21st century, it will surpass them. Engineers and inventors are developing revolutionary transportation beyond anything aviation pioneers could…

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Batteries, Batteries, Batteries: Putting the e in eVTOLs

Thomas Edison, he of light bulb, phonograph, and kinetoscope fame was, to say the least, a prolific scientist and inventor. He also had more than a passing interest in batteries. You know, the things we are staking the future of eVTOLs and urban air mobility on. Industry focus is on lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries, but as Professor Dr. Martin…

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