Cora Air Taxi

Boeing and Kitty Hawk Launch Wisk Aero

Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, and the Kitty Hawk flying car company have established a company called Wisk Aero. This new joint venture evolved from a strategic partnership the two companies formed in mid-2019. The partnership was formed to develop safe urban air mobility (UAM) so that electric flying cars, both autonomous and piloted,…

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Jersey City on Kitty Hawk’s Radar for Air Taxi Service into NYC

Silicon Valley eVTOL developer Kitty Hawk Corporation hopes to deploy its vehicles along the Jersey City Hudson River waterfront to offer transit service into Manhattan. Kitty Hawk filed its plans with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). By submitting individual “waterward” and “landward” permit applications in August of this year, the company revealed…

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Audi Pop.Up

Audi and Airbus Ground Their eVTOL Partnership Plans

In a statement to Automotive News Europe, Audi announced it had suspended work on its Pop.Up eVTOL air taxi it had been developing with Airbus. “At present, we are working on a new direction for our urban air mobility activities and have not yet made a decision regarding potential future products,” the company said. All…

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Vertical Aerospace Seraph

Vertical Aerospace Readies for Takeoff

There are approximately 200 enterprises worldwide working on developing the world’s first eVTOL. Only a fraction of those have prototypes – working prototypes – so far. Vertical Aerospace, based in Bristol, UK, is one of those organizations with something tangible and functional to demonstrate today. To be sure, Vertical Aerospace’s current eVTOL, dubbed “Seraph,” has…

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Porsche Partners with Boeing to Lift eVTOLs into Premium Airspace

Boeing and Porsche have partnered to bring a luxury flying car into existence. A recent Memorandum of Understanding between Boeing and Porsche has been executed “to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace” according to the aviation and auto giants. According to Detlev von Platen, Porsche’s marketing…

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Russians Join Quest for Flying Cars

Two Russia-based aircraft companies, Ilyushin and Sukhoi, are taking part in a state-run project called AeroNet to launch an air taxi by 2025. Scientists in Novosibirsk, Siberia’s largest city, are also actively engaged in the development of flying cars, according to the Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects. A laboratory dedicated to the project has…

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