Describing its Elevate initiative as a “forcing function” for urban air mobility, Uber is taking on challenges across a wide front.
Ride-hailing giant Uber widens the network of partners it is working with to develop a complete ecosystem for urban air transportation.
Uber is releasing common reference models for electric VTOL configurations in an effort to encourage industry collaboration on tackling technical challenges.
Quadrotor, helicopter and tiltwing designs will help steer NASA research toward key technology challenge areas for future urban air transport systems.
Vertical-lift OEMs warn that the best helicopter safety standards and production processes will be inadequate to ensure success of urban eVTOL air taxi market.
Airbus Helicopters prepares to launch a drone-based urban package-delivery trial service developed with partners in Singapore.