Netherlands’ PAL-V and Kuwait Airways Ink Partnership Deal

Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) and the Dutch manufacturer of the Personal Air Land Vehicle (PAL-V) flying cars announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining their plans for KAC to provide maintenance services for the flying car fleet in the Persian Gulf and Middle East when it begins selling cars in 2021….

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Detroit Flying Car Startup MOBi-ONE Prepares for Takeoff

Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX), an aviation technology start-up, wants to use Detroit’s automotive manufacturing resources as a springboard to advance the era of urban air mobility. To that end, the flying car startup has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with TPS Logistics. TPS Logistics is a 25-year-old global transportation company. Potential manufacturing sites to…

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Volocopter air taxi

Volocopter Awarded as Technology Pioneer

The World Economic Forum recently chose Volocopter, maker of air taxis, as one of the 56 most promising Technology Pioneers of 2019. The German company makes electronic air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOL). It aims to use its emissions-free air taxis to help ease traffic in large cities around the world. Volocopter’s…

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Double-Dutch: GKN Fokker Joins Forces with PAL-V to Perfect Flying Car

Netherlands-based GKN Fokker, a maker of aircraft and aircraft components, recently signed a MOU to help accelerate a flying car being developed by PAL-V. GKN Fokker will help PAL-V strengthen its business capabilities and add new technologies to the eVTOL currently in design and development. “GKN Fokker will assist us in the finalization of the…

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Cora Air Taxi

Boeing Partners with Kitty Hawk Flying Taxi

With an eye on keeping future airspace safe for urban air mobility—including flying taxis—Boeing and Kitty Hawk Corporation have joined forces. The companies recently announced the partnership between Kitty Hawk’s Cora division and Boeing. Google co-founder Larry Page owns Kitty Hawk, whose claim to fame is Cora. Hundreds of tests of this autonomous, two-seat electric…

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US Air Force Considers Flying Cars for Rescue Missions

The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) recently released a solicitation for proposals and bids to develop an autonomous aircraft (drone) to be used to rescue military personnel. The concept, based on flying car technologies being developed worldwide, is for a vehicle that would be air-dropped from a C-130 aircraft, slowed down with the use…

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