Vertiports 2024

Vertiports 2024

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Skyportz launches airline subsidiary

Wilbur Air will operate electric and hybrid aircraft in Australia, where it will have priority access to Skyportz vertiports

UrbanV starts vertiport bird testing

Trials of the BCMS (Bird Concentration Monitoring System) are underway at the Test Vertiport UV-0 in Fiumicino, Rome

LG Electronics and Urban-Air Port team up

UAM infrastructure specialist Urban Air-Port (UAP) has signed a collaboration agreement with global technology leader LG Electronics

EHang launches Japan's first UAM Centre

UAM Tech specialist EHang Holdings has opened Japan's first Urban Air Mobility Centre, in Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Vertiports: what the aircraft developers want

Much has been written from the vertiport developers’ point of view, but what of the eVTOL firms? Tara Craig spoke to the key stakeholders

Vertiports and sustainability

From noise pollution to construction materials, are vertiports really as green as developers claim? Tom Batchelor investigates

Vertiports: how to make them secure

Vertiports may still be at the planning stage, but the degree of security they require is already a matter for debate. Chris Anderson reports

Vertiport development: how to rule out risk

Mott MacDonald’s John Reavy examines how vertiport development risks could be mitigated at the project planning stage

Vertiports: electrical and digital infrastructure

There’s much more to vertiport infrastructure than buildings. Emma Kelly looks at the digital and electrical requirements

Drones: the Open Skies Cornwall project

Drones will pave the way for eVTOLs and, ultimately, vertiports. This ground-breaking UK project aims to demonstrate their potential

AAM Institute and ANCI Toscana join forces

The Advanced Air Mobility Institute has signed a MoU with the National Association of Italian Municipalities (ANCI Toscana)