Now in its fourth year, New Zealand is continuing to explore how to integrate autonomous aircraft into its airspace.
Beta Technologies’ Alia-250 is the latest eVTOL aircraft that has caught the attention of offshore helicopter operator Bristow Group.
Beyond passenger transportation, the eVTOL industry is looking at various other applications for AAM technology, including future disaster relief efforts.
Vertical Aerospace is partnering with Babcock International to explore using its VX4 eVTOL aircraft for aerial EMS and cargo transportation.
Bristow Group has signed a letter of intent with Elroy Air to pre-order 100 Chaparral hybrid eVTOL cargo aircraft.
Elroy Air and FedEx recently announced plans to launch test flights for middle-mile logistics next year using the Chaparral hydrid eVTOL.