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.
Dufour Aerospace has secured a new partnership that could see its eVTOL aircraft used for medical, commercial and search and rescue operations in Australia.
Tier 1 Engineering said it has successfully completed the first flight of an all-electric Robinson e-R44 helicopter with a magniX electric propulsion unit.
Manta Aircraft has partnered with Avionord, an Italian private air transport company with specialties in the medical field.
New study shows eVTOL ambulances could slash emergency medical services (EMS) response times and boost positive outcomes in more than half of cardiac arrest cases.