NASA’s 2020 Phase I SBIR and STTR contract awards include a number of proposals related to enabling technologies for urban air mobility.
The German eVTOL developer Lilium has shared its vision for “lean, modular” vertiports, eschewing more ambitious skyport concepts.
According to its new UAM ConOps, the Federal Aviation Administration expects to scale up urban air mobility operations through the use of “UAM corridors.”
Wisk is pursuing development of a larger eVTOL air taxi to succeed its two-seat Cora, and has identified a city for the launch of its operations in the U.S.
NASA has opened the next round of collaborative partnership opportunities in its Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign, as it looks toward National Campaign 1 in 2022.
Honeywell has started flight testing sensors that will guide urban air mobility vehicles to perform automated landings without pilot intervention.