Volocopter receives ATO approval for pilot training
Mar22

Volocopter receives ATO approval for pilot training

Urban air mobility (UAM) specialist company Volocopter is given Approved Training Organisation (ATO) status in order to commence training pilots to fly its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxis. The approval came from the German aviation regulator (Luftfarhrtbundesamt) after a year of rigorous checks and the company says it is currently finalising the training programme for pilots to fly its VoloCity eVTOL,...

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UK CAA consulting on vertiport network
Feb13

UK CAA consulting on vertiport network

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has launched a consultation on design proposals for vertiports at existing aerodromes, paving the way for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft operations in the UK. Vertiports are sites used for the arrival, departure, and surface movement of VTOL aircraft and the CAA says the creation of a network to connect communities by air will be possible with the introduction of this...

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Canadians happy to see eVTOLs improve community links
Nov27

Canadians happy to see eVTOLs improve community links

Horizon Aircraft study illustrates how air taxi services can be vital to revitalising rural communities in Canada. The Canadian company, that specialises in hybrid electric vertical take-off and Landing (eVTOL) aerial vehicles, found that 66% Canadians would welcome the use of air taxis to address negative issues associated with living in remote communities. Canadians in general are very receptive to the idea of eVTOLs air taxies....

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