Now in its fourth year, New Zealand is continuing to explore how to integrate autonomous aircraft into its airspace.
Beyond passenger transportation, the eVTOL industry is looking at various other applications for AAM technology, including future disaster relief efforts.
Vertiko Mobility is targeting passenger routes in southern Quebec for its vertiport network scheduled to begin eVTOL operations in 2026.
Cuberg said it has achieved a breakthrough in battery development, putting its lithium metal cells among the highest performing in the world.
Excitement was in the air in late February 2022 when a half-scale T1 model of the Pantala Concept H eVTOL started hover flight tests.
To help inform future AAM development, NASA is conducting acoustic testing on eVTOL aircraft, recently finishing flight tests with Joby.