18 Nov 2021

Competition Heats Up For Korean UAM Market

2021-11-18T09:40:05-05:00November 18th, 2021|

The second consortium brings together U.S. eVTOL startup Skyworks Aeronautics, the Incheon metropolitan government, battery provider Mobius.Energy and its sister company MintAir, which has been launched to operate electric aircraft in Korea. Completing the group are Korean conglomerate Lotte Holdings and Lotte Rental, the country’s largest car rental company.

11 Nov 2021

Skyworks Aeronautics and Williams Advanced Engineering announce a strategic partnership to collaborate on the design, fabrication and testing of Skyworks’ eGyro™ electrically powered aircraft

2021-11-13T11:40:59-05:00November 11th, 2021|

“We are excited to be partnering with Williams Advanced Engineering, born from Formula 1 racing, a globally recognized leader in advanced composites, electrification systems, and lightweight engineering, to develop our groundbreaking eGyro electric aircraft,” stated John Michel, Skyworks’ Chief Executive Officer. -||- Paul McNamara, Technical Director, Williams Advanced Engineering said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Skyworks on this innovative project. Aerodynamics, lightweight advanced materials and electrification are core competencies for us – and we’re looking forward to applying them to the eGyro, which seems set to redefine the gyroplane; bringing about a step change in aeronautical e-mobility.”

26 Oct 2021

Skyworks Aeronautics & Mint Air Sign Agreement with City of Incheon to Test Fly the eGyro™

2021-10-26T09:42:10-04:00October 26th, 2021|

Mobius has set up a sister company, Mint Air, in South Korea as an electric aircraft operator. Mint Air’s aircraft partner is U.S. startup Skyworks Aeronautics, which is developing the four-passenger eGyro eVTOL. The companies have signed a letter of intent with the city of Incheon to test-fly the eGyro in South Korea.

19 Sep 2021

Brazilian Car Rental Company Plans EVTOL Order

2021-10-11T21:15:48-04:00September 19th, 2021|

In July, a consortium led by Volkswagen launched a €2.9 billion ($3.4 billion) agreed takeover offer for Paris-headquartered Europcar Mobility Group in a bid to become a leading provider of electric mobility. According to Paul Gaba, chief executive officer of the Autotur Group, the Europcar franchisee for Brazil, “The offer of eGyros will complete our range of possibilities as a global mobility provider.”

15 Sep 2021

Europcar Brazil places order for 50 Skyworks Aeronautics eGyro™ Electric Aircraft

2021-09-15T12:58:23-04:00September 15th, 2021|

Europcar Brazil, announced plans to purchase 50 eGyro™ electrically powered vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft from Skyworks Aeronautics (“Skyworks”) for use in Brazil, the world’s fourth largest market for civil helicopters after the U.S., Russia and Canada. Europcar is the world’s third largest rental car company and leading mobility provider.

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