We spoke with Vertical Aerospace chief engineer Tim Williams about the VA-1X, the new winged eVTOL air taxi unveiled by the company this week.
Bell says its new Manufacturing Technology Center signifies its dedication to development and rapid production of future vertical lift aircraft.
Chinese eVTOL developer EHang plans to build a new production facility in Yunfu city, Guangdong, capable of building up to 600 aircraft per year.
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.