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Eola and Luxaviation Group announce strategic alliance in helicopter services EOLA, already present in helicopter services in Monaco and France through its subsidiaries Monacair and Héli Sécurité, acquires a minority stake in Luxaviation Group’s helicopter company Starspeed, a British company specializing in helicopter management for owners.

Eola and Luxaviation Group announce strategic alliance in helicopter services


Eve names suppliers for eVTOL sensors, navigation, seats and flight controls Eve Air Mobility has named four additional suppliers for its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.


eVTOL operations a step closer in the UK as aviation regulator looks at vertiport design proposals The UK Civil Aviation Authority has launched a consultation on design proposals for vertiports at existing aerodromes, paving the way for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft operations in the United Kingdom.

eVTOL operations a step closer in the UK as aviation regulator looks at vertiport design proposals


Electra order book surpasses 2,000 aircraft with commitments from JetSetGo, LYGG, and Charm Electra.aero, Inc., a next-gen aerospace company with a mission to help decarbonize aviation and open new air transportation markets, has announced its achievement of pre-order sales of over 2,000 electric short takeoff and landing (eSTOL) aircraft with a market value exceeding $8bn.

Clay Lacy and Overair partner to introduce AAM to Southern California Overair, an emerging global leader in advanced air mobility (AAM) and developer of all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, has announced a new strategic collaboration with leading private jet management company, FBO and infrastructure developer Clay Lacy Aviation to establish emission-free, ultra-quiet electric aviation operations throughout the Southern California region.

Horizon Aircraft signs LOI with India's JetSetGo to purchase $250m of Cavorite X7 aircraft, with option for up to $500m Leading hybrid eVTOL aircraft developer, New Horizon Aircraft Ltd., has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with New Delhi, India-headquartered JetSetGo, a regional air operator servicing multiple mission profiles.


Sirius unveils world's first hydrogen VTOL aircraft: Sirius Jet Swiss aviation startup Sirius Aviation AG, has unveiled the revolutionary Sirius Jet - the world's first hydrogen-powered Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft; crafted and designed in collaboration with BMW's Designworks and Sauber Group.

Sirius unveils world's first hydrogen VTOL aircraft: Sirius Jet


VoltAero chooses Safran electrical wiring to equip the Cassio 330 electric-hybrid certification aircraft Safran Electrical & Power has been selected to supply the electrical wiring on VoltAero’s Cassio 330 electric-hybrid certification aircraft, confirming Safran’s role as a leading partner in VoltAero’s clean-sheet e-airplane.


Jekta signs agreement with Metavonics to support operator efficiencies Jekta, the Switzerland-based manufacturer of the electrically powered Passenger Hydro Aircraft Zero Emission 100 (PHA-ZE 100) flying boat, has signed a new agreement with avionics technology developer, Metavonics, for the procurement of an aircraft management platform focused on utility functions.

Jekta signs agreement with Metavonics to support operator efficiencies


ZeroAvia and ScottishPower to develop airport hydrogen supply, supporting zero-emission flights ZeroAvia, a leader in zero-emission aviation, has signed an agreement with ScottishPower to work together to develop low carbon hydrogen supply to key airport locations to support decarbonisation of the aviation sector.

Industry innovator JSX to acquire over 300 hybrid-electric aircraft for delivery starting in 2028 JSX, the world’s only 5-star premium regional air carrier, has announced its intent to acquire up to 332 hybrid-electric aircraft from manufacturers Electra, Aura Aero, and Heart Aerospace, pledging to pioneer an environmentally sustainable future for small community air service.

Industry innovator JSX to acquire over 300 hybrid-electric aircraft for delivery starting in 2028


EcoPulse demonstrator makes first hybrid-electric flight EcoPulse, the hybrid-electric distributed propulsion aircraft demonstrator jointly developed by Daher, Safran and Airbus to support aviation’s decarbonization roadmap, has successfully performed its first flight test in hybrid-electric mode.

EcoPulse demonstrator makes first hybrid-electric flight

Second year running: Saxon Air crowned the ACA's Helicopter Charter Operator of the Year Saxon Air, one of the UK’s leading providers of non-scheduled aviation services has received its second consecutive win as the Helicopter Charter Operator of the Year at the prestigious Air Charter Association Awards.


Savback Helicopters appointed distributor for Konner across 7 countries Savback Helicopters, the independent helicopter and fixed-wing sales specialist, has annnounced the signing of a Distributorship Agreement with Italian-based manufacturer Konner Helicopters.

Savback Helicopters appointed distributor for Konner across 7 countries


Bristow secures early delivery positions with deposit for five Electra eSTOL aircraft Following the successful first flights of Electra.aero's eSTOL technology demonstrator aircraft, Bristow Group, the leading global provider of innovative and sustainable vertical flight solutions, secured early delivery positions for Electra’s hybrid-electric short takeoff and landing (eSTOL) production aircraft by executing a deposit agreement.

ZeroAvia announces completion of $116m Series C funding round ZeroAvia, a leader in hydrogen-electric, zero-emission aviation, announced that it has completed its Series C funding round at a total of $116m.

Eve names eVTOL avionics, flight control and thermal management system suppliers Eve Air Mobility has announced three new suppliers for its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Garmin will supply the avionics for the aircraft while Liebherr-Aerospace will supply the flight controls actuators and Intergalactic will provide the thermal management system.

Eve names eVTOL avionics, flight control and thermal management system suppliers


Flexjet helicopter service available from Florida to The Bahamas Flexjet, Inc. is offering direct luxury helicopter service from Florida to The Bahamas, ahead of the 2023 private aviation peak travel season. It was a logical extension of the company’s year-round helicopter service in the Sunshine State.

Flexjet helicopter service available from Florida to The Bahamas


European Medical Drone signs purchase agreement with Dufour Aerospace for eleven Aero2 uncrewed tilt-wing aircraft European Medical Drone, the Swedish drone operator focusing on connecting hospitals by means of drone transportation, and Dufour Aerospace, the Swiss eVTOL innovator, have signed a development cooperation and purchase agreement for eleven Aero2 uncrewed tilt-wing aircraft.

European Medical Drone signs purchase agreement with Dufour Aerospace for eleven Aero2 uncrewed tilt-wing aircraft


Mott MacDonald and UrbanV sign up to jointly develop Vertiports Global engineering, management and development consultancy Mott MacDonald and UrbanV, a leader in vertiport design and management, have announced their partnership for the development of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) infrastructure.

Mott MacDonald and UrbanV sign up to jointly develop Vertiports


ArcosJet and Air Chateau to develop large-scale heli project in UAE Dubai-based global aircraft brokerage, ArcosJet, has announced its purchase of shares in Air Chateau, a private heliport operator company, as part of a plan to develop a large-scale helicopter project in UAE.

ArcosJet and Air Chateau to develop large-scale heli project in UAE


VoltAero performs world's first flight of an electric-hybrid aircraft with 100% sustainable fuel In an aviation industry first, VoltAero has flown the proprietary electric-hybrid powertrain for its Cassio family of aircraft with 100% sustainable fuel provided by TotalEnergies.

Joby selects Dayton, Ohio - Birthplace of Aviation - for first scaled manufacturing facility Joby Aviation, a company developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for commercial passenger service, has announced it plans to locate its first scaled aircraft production facility in Dayton, Ohio, the birthplace of aviation.

Vertical Aerospace's VX4 programme moves to the next phase Vertical Aerospace, a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, has provideg an update on its overall programme.

Vertical Aerospace's VX4 programme moves to the next phase


AutoFlight makes history with world first formation flight of three autonomous eVTOL aircraft In a milestone moment for the aviation industry, AutoFlight, a leader in autonomous electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) technology, successfully executed a world first formation flight of three autonomous eVTOL aircraft in Shanghai, China.

Eve Air Mobility and Embraer announce first eVTOL production location in Brazil Eve Air Mobility and Embraer have announced that the first electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) production facility will be located in the city of Taubaté, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.


Textron eAviation starts Nexus wind tunnel testing Textron eAviation, a Textron Inc. company, has commenced wind tunnel testing to support the development of its versatile eVTOL aircraft, Nexus.

Textron eAviation starts Nexus wind tunnel testing

 

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