Lithium battery getting a charge.

For AAM, Vertical May Not Just Be for Take Off, It Could Be Good for Electrode Alignment Too

Vertically Aligned Electrodes May Improve Battery Charging Times by 500%

Vertically aligned electrodes may improve battery charging times by 500 percent.

Read More
sketch of the infrastructure needed for eVTOLs

eVTOLs Gone in the Wind?

Headwinds, Tailwinds, and Crosswinds Key Concerns for Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles

More than half of weather-related aviation accidents are caused by wind. Research into how wind impacts eVTOLs is being addressed.

Read More
Diagram of a rapid, multidirectional scanning for UAVs

Let There Be LiDAR Onboard Your UAVs

It’s a Million Times Faster Than Radar

Researchers are studying how Light Detecting and Ranging (LiDAR) systems might be used to help keep uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) safe.

Read More
A Vertical Aerospace eVTOL as it might appear in a vertiport, awaiting passengers

Who’s Investing in Urban Air Mobility: The World’s Biggest Airlines

To Date: 21 Airlines See eVTOLs in Their Future

The world’s airlines are putting down some serious money to buy the eVTOLs they imagine will carry them into the Urban Air Mobility market.

Read More
woman peers at an electric grid

eVTOLs: Plug In, Charge Up, Take Off

Urban Air Mobility Will Be All About the Infrastructure

Building an advanced air mobility infrastructure takes time, capital, and cooperation.

Read More
Illustration depicting electric vehicles versus gas powered cars.

eVTOLs: Does Mineral Madness Lurk Beyond Lithium-Ion?

Demand, and mining, for many minerals will dominate the future of transportation

The demand for mined minerals will play a large role in the future of all electric vehicles, including eVTOLs.

Read More