AirspaceX in the News


Detroit Aircraft Corp. to Make On-Demand Air Travel Public with MOBi Air Vehicle

Detroit Aircraft Corp. today announced the creation of AirspaceX, an air mobility company that will deliver affordable, on-demand air travel, connecting cities, suburbs, and surrounding airports worldwide.​ On Wednesday, AirspaceX unveiled its electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft called … Read More


Detroit Aircraft To Introduce X-Series Aerial Vehicle Platform at Detroit Startup Week

Detroit Aircraft Corp., a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, will introduce a new universal multi-rotor helicopter on Friday during a presentation at Detroit Startup Week at the Masonic Temple in Midtown. Called the X-Series, the … Read More


Tech248 Meetup at Planet Rock

Oakland County’s Tech248 — an initiative that helps technology companies collaborate and attract, develop, and retain talent — held a meetup at the Planet Rock Climbing Gym in Madison Heights on April 14. Speakers included Brad Frederick, founder and CEO … Read More


Listen Now… How Drones Can Aid Transportation Tech Chat at C3 SXSW

Drones are seemingly everywhere, making these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) well suited as connected car companions since they can serve as our eyes in the skies to scout ahead for traffic problems, relay vital information on emergency situations to public … Read More


Drones May Assist Detroit Fire Department in Day-to-Day Operations

A partnership between Detroit Aircraft and the Detroit Fire Department may bring drone-assisted firefighting into the city as early as next spring, the two organizations announced today. The groups are awaiting authorization in the next 60 days from the Federal Aviation Administration regarding their application … Read More


Wings of Change

Lockheed Martin and Detroit Aircraft renew historic partnership. When Lockheed Martin — a global provider of aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technologies — in May named Detroit Aircraft Corp. as its U.S. manufacturer, distributor, and service provider for the Indago … Read More

Detroit Driven

Detroit Aircraft Corp.

Detroit Aircraft Corp’s goal is lofty: to revitalize the city’s storied legacy in the aviation industry. The company’s founder, Jon Rimanelli, borrowed his company’s name from the original Detroit Aircraft Corporation (DAC), which held majority stock in America’s leading aircraft … Read More


Detroit company builds drones for public safety use; City eyed as hub for unmanned aircraft

DETROIT, MI – Jon Rimanelli said he believes unmanned aircraft is the next big thing in aviation, and he sees no reason why Detroit, with its engineering and manufacturing capacity, can’t play a major role in the burgeoning sector. Rimanelli … Read More


View From The Top – Detroit Aircraft Corp.

Jon Rimanelli, chairman of Detroit Aircraft Corp., is designing, testing, developing, and selling Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, in the former passenger terminal at Detroit City Airport. Jon Rimanelli, chairman of Detroit Aircraft Corp., is designing, testing, developing, and … Read More


Aero Tech Town

Detroit City Airport has established an industrial R&D cluster to develop the next generation of aircraft, including civilian drones. ILLUSTRATION BY JACQUI OAKLEY The Coleman A. Young International Airport on Detroit’s east side has two runways, a passenger terminal, a … Read More