JDA Digest of AAM #2

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”AAM Digest #2—the Digest will be published biweekly on Fridays. This sector is a major focus of JDA {JDA link}. The Advanced Aerial Mobility Digest is a collated compendium of stories all aspects of  this rapidly evolving market. News about Urban Aerial Mobility, an alternate name, is shared to share knowledge among all who occupy this space.”

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Bristow Group orders up to 150 eVTOL Aircraft from EmbraerX and Vertical Aerospace


Electra Collects Major Purchase Commitments from Flapper, Skyportz | FutureFlight


Alaka’i Seeks Partner as Skai Hydrogen eVTOL Prototype Prepares To Fly | FutureFlight

JDA supported flight test and demonstration flights for a proposed eVTOL Air Taxi Service. Support included safety risk assessment of all flights and coordination with aviation authority to ensure all safety requirements were met

Honda confirms the development of its own eVTOL aircraft, which will feature a gas turbine hybrid power unit – eVTOL Insights

JDA has supported a manufacturer regarding requirements and processes for FAA certification of their gas turbine hybrid power unit

Lilium Jet and Vertical Aerospace VA-X4 To Feature Honeywell’s Cloud-Connected Anthem Avionics | FutureFlight


A New Kind of Blown Diamond Box-Wing 9-Seat eVTOL Is Coming (interestingengineering.com)




Airbus Unveils Latest eVTOL Prototype


 Iris Automation Partners with Doosan Mobility

JDA prepared a work package for a non US government agency documenting the detect and avoid technologies and operational concepts for an geographically constrained Urban Air Mobility System


Energy and Power Sources

Sentient Blue and blueflite collaborate on microturbine powered UAS platform – TransportUP


Can Batteries Power Urban Air Mobility Flights? – DRONELIFE


YASA Spin-Off Evolito launched to provide ultra-high performance, low-weight electric motors for urban air mobility aircraft – eVTOL Insights




EHang’s long-range VT-30 eVTOL aircraft makes global debut in ceremony before Zhuhai Airshow – eVTOL Insights


FAA and CAAs Aircraft Certification


FAA clears major hurdle for electric engine maker MagniX – Puget Sound Business Journal (bizjournals.com)


Vertical confident on 2024 certification for VA-X4 as first flight shifts into next year | News | Flight Global


FAA Operational Rules

Federal Legislative Information

Financial and Investment News

Is Joby Aviation Wall Street’s New Darling of eVTOL? | Flying (flyingmag.com)


Air taxi investment booms, but could ‘bubble’ burst? | Analysis | Flight Global


XTI Aircraft and Xeriant Seek Merger in Bid for $100 Million Equity Flotation | FutureFlight


Foreign Commercial and Regulatory developments

Volotea, Air Nostrum and Dante Aeronautical present the project for their first 100% electric aircraft – Aviacionline.com


EmbraerX partners start-up Pyka for autonomous aerial agricultural operations | News | Flight Global


German firm looks to launch air taxis, Hub – THE BUSINESS TIMES


UK Civil Aviation Authority announces industry consortium into eVTOL safety | UK Civil Aviation Authority (caa.co.uk)

JDA presented a paper at an annual Autonomous Transportation Conference on a Systems approach for implementing Urban Air Mobility and using SMS as an over-arching requirement from project onset.

Future Visions

D3 Technologies and Walle Mobility to set out roadmap for urban air mobility in Italy by designing concept of operations – eVTOL Insights

JDA has prepared Concept of Operations (Con Ops) documents for a planned UAM operator and a UAS operator

German firm looks to launch air taxis, Hub – THE BUSINESS TIMES



Telstra Purple and Airspeeder plot a flying car future through digital infrastructure in new technical partnership – eVTOL Insights

When Will Flying Cars Finally Be Ready for Public Society? (makeuseof.com)


Litigation Information (federal, state and local courts-actions and decisions





Market Forecast


A Look At The EVTOL Sector And Some Listed EVTOL Companies

(PDF) eVTOL Aircraft Market Size, Share and Growth 2021-2027 |Top Key players- Airbus, Lilium, Bell Helicopter, Aurora Flight Sciences, Embraer, Ehang, Volocopter, Workhorse Group (globalbankingandfinance.com)

Advanced Aerial Mobility (AAM) Market: Electric Propulsion Type To Grow at 24.8% CAGR During 2025-2035 – EIN Presswire (einnews.com)


NASA research


Operational Developments


Sonin Hybrid’s First Responder Drone

Overair Butterfly – Complete Performance Data (futureflight.aero)


People in the AAM sector


Executive Spotlight: Fabián Ramos Acosta, Viva Air CIO, Explains How a Digital Experience Will Help Passengers Fly More – Connected Aviation Today

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Research—Academic/Business- teaching


Regulatory Policy


Safety Research


State, county and city policies on AAM

Governor Hochul Announces New York’s 50-Mile Drone Corridor to Host First-in-the-Nation 5G Test Network for Unmanned Aircraft (ny.gov)

Texas Senate Bill 763
S.B. 763 will create the Urban Air Mobility Advisory Committee at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to assess the current state law and any potential changes that are needed to facilitate the development of UAM operations and infrastructure in this state. 

Technology Development and Research


How Ampaire Is Building Its Hybrid-electric Aircraft Strategy | FutureFlight





AAM case studies {JDA link}

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