FAA Releases Vertiport Design Standards to Support the Safe Integration of Advanced Air Mobility Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released new design guidelines for vertiports, infrastructure that will support Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft. The design standards will serve as the initial step to provide key information for airport owners, operators and infrastructure developers to begin development of facilities that will support operations of AAM aircraft that are […]

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NARTP Receives Strategic Roadmap to Launch and Develop Advanced Air Mobility Industry in NJ

Advanced Air Mobility, an emerging new aviation technology that will revolutionize short-distance air transportation by using electrically powered, vertical-take-off-and-landing aircraft (eVTOL), offers the Atlantic County region a significant opportunity to build and strengthen New Jersey’s research and development capabilities according to a study by Deloitte Consulting, LLP. The study, A Strategic Roadmap for the Development […]

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Oklahoma Aerospace Institute for Research and Education Awarded Major Federal Grant for Work on Advanced Air Mobility

Oklahoma State University’s Oklahoma Aerospace Institute for Research and Education (OAIRE) has received two federal grants to expand its reach and impact in the development of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The OSU grants are awarded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration as part of a $38.2 million award to the Tulsa Regional Advanced Mobility (TRAM) […]

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Vertical Flight Society’s 6th Infrastructure Workshop Tackles Critical Question of Vertiport Site Selection

The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) is in the final stages of preparation for the latest in a series of highly successful workshops focused on advanced air mobility (AAM) infrastructure. The 6th Workshop on AAM Infrastructure will be held Sept. 20-22, 2022, in Dayton, Ohio, at the Marriott at the University of Dayton. VFS is the […]

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DOAV and VIPC Organize an Alliance to Plan for a New Phase of Air Transportation in Virginia

Photo above – Dr. Amber L. Wilson, DOAV’s Manager of Aviation Technology addresses Virginia’s AAM Alliance gathering. Virginia is preparing for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), a safe, accessible, automated, and affordable air transportation system for passengers and cargo that can serve previously hard-to-reach urban and rural locations. Representatives from government, including Virginia’s Secretary of Transportation […]

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MassDOT Aeronautics Administrator Named Chair of World Economic Forum’s Advanced and Urban Aerial Mobility Cities and Regions Coalition

Jeffrey DeCarlo, Ed.D., PMP, ATP, Administrator of the Aeronautics Division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), has been appointed inaugural chair of the Advanced and Urban Aerial Mobility Cities and Regions Coalition of the World Economic Forum. The Coalition is helping cities and regions plan for Advanced and Urban Aerial Mobility, which encompasses emerging […]

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NBAA Welcomes Formation of Congressional AAM Caucus

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed the creation of the bipartisan Congressional Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Caucus, which will help educate members about this revolutionary emerging technology. Powered by electric or hybrid propulsion, AAM offers significant potential to improve mobility and complement existing public transportation networks while reducing congestion and carbon and noise […]

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Aviation Associations Applaud US House Commitment to Advanced Air Mobility

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), were among the aviation associations that applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing two important bills that support the development of the advanced air mobility (AAM) sector – the Advanced Aviation Infrastructure Modernization […]

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eSTOL Plane Developer Electra Acquires Airflow

Electra.aero, Inc. (Electra), a next-gen aerospace company, has announced that it has acquired California-based Airflow.aero, Inc. (Airflow). The transaction, which closed on June 2, creates a powerful addition to the rapidly emerging advanced air mobility (AAM) market. The announcement was made at the UP.Summit, an annual gathering of leaders in transportation innovation hosted by investment […]

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Air Force Brigadier General (ret.) Blaine D. Holt Joins Xeriant’s Board of Advisors

Xeriant, Inc., has announced the appointment of Air Force Brigadier General (ret.) Blaine “Blaino” Holt to the Company’s Board of Advisors. Over his brilliant military career, General Holt has been an innovative leader and future-focused strategist, inspiring excellence and fostering disruptive thinking to leverage capabilities and deliver exceptional results. In his advisory role, he will […]

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