Autonomous flight in cities is coming very soon – we are working hard to make sure of it!
At Volocopter we have been setting the standard for Urban Air Mobility since 2011 – with over 1,000 test flights. In the project voloCHRIS, we have been working together to foster acceptance of Autonomous Air Taxis by various stakeholders.
Thanks to the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) we worked on a concept with key enablers for safe autonomous flight. Within only 5 months, we implemented a demonstrator comprising key passenger considerations, automated procedures, and safe flight maneuvers, paving the way towards safe autonomous flight.
Volocopter successfully conducted a multi-day flight test campaign with a crewed 2X aircraft in the Japanese cities of Osaka and Amagasaki.
Volocopter completed its first flight test at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport (DMH) in New York City (NYC) with its crewed Volocopter 2X.
Bristow Group Inc. & Volocopter have signed an agreement to explore & develop passenger, cargo services for eVTOL aircraft in the U.S. & U.K.
ADAC Luftrettung to collaborate with Volocopter on next-generation eVTOL for emergency medical services.
Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), recently announced the opening of its production facilities in Bruchsal.
Volocopter has entered a partnership, with SITA selected as Volocopter’s preferred digital and IT systems partner for vertiports.
Volocopter has announced that the Sumitomo Corporation has invested in the company’s Series E Funding round.
Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility, has won the 2023 Franco-German Business Award (Le Prix Franco-Allemand de L´Economie).
Urban air mobility pioneer, Volocopter, has completed a two-week test flight campaign for its VoloDrone multirotor heavy-lift cargo carrier.
Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility, has raised an additional $182 million in the second signing of its Series E funding round.
ADR, Atlantia, UrbanV, and pioneer of UAM, Volocopter, have successfully completed the first crewed eVTOL test flights in Italian airspace.
M3 Systems, Pipistrel, and Volocopter have completed their first joint flight test campaign in France at Pontoise airfield.
Volocopter has partnered with Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education to launch a VoloCity public exhibition.
The sophisticated VoloIQ digital platform is set to harmonize Volocopter's operations and bring its UAM ecosystem to life.
Volocopter announced that their fixed-winged passenger aircraft, the VoloConnect, completed its first flight in May 2022.
Volocopter ensures safety throughout their urban air mobility ecosystem. But why do we need to manage safety?
Volocopter and Microsoft will develop an aerospace cloud system in that will address the nascent cloud computing requirements for urban air mobility.
Volocopter has been working to keep airborne noise emissions, a major hurdle to launching a commercial urban air mobility (UAM) ecosystem, to a minimum.
On 21 March 2022, Volocopter became a two-time pioneer as the first eVTOL developer to conduct both crewed and remotely piloted test flights in France.
Volocopter has raised USD 170 million in the initial signing of its Series E funding round led by South Korean investor WP Investment.
Volocopter's partnership with DB Schenker on the delivery of VoloDrone is set to revolutionize logistics, unlocking full application potential.
Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore’s centrepiece for the aerospace sector has been identified as a future Advanced Air Mobility hub.
Volocopter and Aviation Capital Group have entered into an agreement to develop financing solutions to assist with the sale of Volocopter’s eVTOL aircraft.
Volocopter has unveiled a comprehensive VoloPort handbook for the physical infrastructure supporting eVTOL aircraft operations.
Volocopter Kakao Mobility have inked a memorandum of understanding to conduct a feasibility study on introducing UAM in South Korea.
Volocopter, has completed the first crewed public test flight with its 2X eVTOL aircraft in Seoul, South Korea.
Volocopter, Atlantia and Aeroporti di Roma have announced their partnership today to bring electric air taxis to Rome.
Volocopter, has joined the Osaka Roundtable, an institution eager to bring UAM to one of the busiest cities in Asia.
Volocopter’s electric heavy-lift drone VoloDrone conducted its first public flight today at ITS World Congress 2021.
Volocopter and Aerofugia, a subsidiary of China’s Geely Technology Group, announced the finalization of their joint venture company.
Volocopter has partnered with Los Angeles-based Urban Movement Labs to explore the application of Volocopter’s UAM solutions in the Los Angeles area.
Malaysia Airports has announced that it has signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Skyports and Volocopter.
Volocopter announced today that it has secured Production Organisation Approval (POA) in compliance with the EASA.
Volocopter flew their Volocopter 2X electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft at Le Bourget Airfield during the Paris Air Forum.
Near Earth Autonomy and Volocopter’s will test Near Earth Autonomy’s autonomous flight technology on Volocopter’s VoloDrone aircraft.
Volocopter and Geely Technology Group presented the 2X for the first time in China at Geely’s booth at Auto Shanghai 2021.
Volocopter has published “The Roadmap to Scalable Urban Air Mobility” outlining what is needed to operate a full ecosystem enabling urban air mobility.
Urban air mobility pioneer Volocopter announced the signing of their Series D funding round today, raising €200 million in additional capital.
Volocopter has announced that the FAA has positively accepted their application for concurrent Type Certificate validation on 22 December 2020.
Volocopter and ADAC Luftrettung announced today that ADAC Luftrettung has reserved two VoloCity electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
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