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Volocopter Visits Tampa International Airport for Flight Testing

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“This marks the first-ever flight test of an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft in an operational and large international airport in the U.S., and the first eVTOL test in the state of Florida. Additionally the participation of members of Congress and local government show the growing interest in aerial mobility. These type of demonstrations show eVTOL operations can …

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ADVANCED AIR MOBILITY PIONEERS EMBARK ON ANOTHER DECISIVE YEAR

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“the St Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line’s 109-year-old business model was fundamentally quite similar to the new air taxi services now promised by the 21st-century transportation revolutionaries working to use eVTOL aircraft for so-called urban air mobility (UAM) services. Early applications of all-electric vehicles, typically carrying just two to four passengers, largely consist of short flights of between 20 and 100 miles …

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Air Force Looks to Hybrid Electric Solution for eVTOL and UAS Energy Concerns

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“The Air Force is investing in LiquidPiston’s X-Engine technology to create a hybrid-electric propulsion system to power emerging technologies like unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and orbs, the company announced on March 4.” See More . . . Image: Photo By Akash 1997 / CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia CommonsText Source: https://www.aviationtoday.com/2021/03/04/air-force-looks-hybrid-electric-solution-evtol-uas-energy-concerns/By: Kelsey Reichmann (Aviation Today)

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