Following several deadly accidents in recent years, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to tighten oversight of certain passenger flights conducted under general aviation rules.
Rolls-Royce is to supply an all-electric powertrain for an urban air mobility vehicle being developed by UK-based Vertical Aerospace – the propulsion specialist’s first commercial deal in the emerging segment.
German urban air mobility developer Volocopter has raised another €200 million in Series D funding as it pushes toward certification of its VoloCity autonomous, electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) passenger drone aircraft.
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