Toray Industries will supply high-performance carbon fiber composite material to Lilium for use in the primary structures of the eVTOL Lilium Jet.
NASA and the U.S. Air Force are teaming to develop a “strong and resilient AAM [advanced air mobility] supply chain that can scale as the market matures.”
The eVTOL developer Beta Technologies has applied its engineering expertise to develop AutoVENT: a simplified, affordable, open-source ventilator.
ElectraFly is teaming with the Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) to create 3D printed carbon fiber parts for its eVTOL aircraft.
Strong, lightweight composite materials are ideal for eVTOL aircraft. But the industry will need to develop new approaches to manufacturing at high volumes.
The eVTOL startup Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX) will cooperate with Spirit AeroSystems on production of ASX’s MOBi-One air taxi.