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Is 2020 Really Possible? (sidebar)

Is 2020 Really Possible? Sidebars to From the Ground Up: Uber Elevate in 2020 Uber said that by the time flight demonstration programs begin in 2020, they will have to validate that they have mitigated the three biggest risks: efficient flights … Read More

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Detroit City Airport Clean Up 2017

On August, 5, the Friends of Detroit City Airport, a nonprofit organization, held its Airport Beautification Day. More than 250 volunteers gathered to clean up the grounds at the Coleman A. Young International Airport. Sponsors and representative companies and organizations … Read More

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Urban Air Mobility: Why Is Uber So Crucial?

The urban air transport market may prove bigger than Uber, but Uber plays a crucial role in its creation If Uber were the only major name interested in using the third dimension to lift commuters over congested traffic in gridlocked … Read More

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By 2020, you could summon a flying Uber in Metro Detroit

MACKINAC ISLAND, MI — Uber for air travel could exist by 2020 in the form of an electric aircraft capable of vertical take-offs and landings, according to entrepreneur Jon Rimanelli. Rimanelli owns Detroit Aircraft and Airspace X, companies that are working … Read More

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Uber Partners For eVTOL Service In 2023

Ride-hailing giant Uber has announced partnerships with vehicle developers and infrastructure providers to support its planned electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) flight demonstrations in Dallas and Dubai in 2020. Full-scale services are targeted to launch in 2023. At its … Read More

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Startup AirspaceX Pursues Tiltwing Electric VTOL

AirspaceX, a new company set up by design house Detroit Aircraft, is developing a tail-sitting electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft that can carry modular payloads, including a four-seat passenger cabin for air taxi operations. The MOBi concept was unveiled at the … Read More

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Tiltwing Electric VTOL Pursued By Startup AirspaceX

AirspaceX, a new company set up by design house Detroit Aircraft, is developing a tailsitting electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft that can carry modular payloads, including a four-seat passenger cabin for air taxi operations. The MOBi concept was unveiled at the … Read More

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The Week In Technology, May 1-4, 2017

Aurora Flies Subscale Electric VTOL for Uber Aurora Flight Sciences has flown a quarter-scale model of the electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft it is developing for the Uber Elevate urban air-transport network. The company is one of five aircraft manufacturers with … Read More

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Startup AirspaceX Pursues Tiltwing Electric VTOL

AirspaceX, a new company set up by design house Detroit Aircraft, is developing a tailsitting electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft that can carry modular payloads, including a four-seat passenger cabin for air taxi operations. The MOBi concept was unveiled at the … Read More

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Uber Unveils 2020 Plans For Electric VTOL Air-Taxis Demos

Uber’s urban air transport vision advances In October 2016, ride-hailing giant Uber gave the embryonic electric-aircraft market what it needed most—a demand signal. The transportation services company released a white paper detailing its concept for Uber Elevate, a network of … Read More