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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

Aviation Week

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

Aviation Week

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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