Eve and Senna Brand create Eve-Senna eVTOL; Volocopter flies over Incheon

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Eve Air Mobility and the Senna brand have announced a collaboration to develop the Eve-Senna eVTOL. The project symbolizes a vision of a sustainable future and innovation in the urban mobility market. The partnership also aims to contribute to the evolution of the future of mobility in Brazil and around the world. The deal comes as Eve, an organization created by Embraer to boost the global urban air mobility (UAM) ecosystem, celebrates its first year in business. The Eve-Senna eVTOL design is inspired by the SENNA brand vision of pushing boundaries and creating products with passion and purpose in an authentic and futuristic way. The design, colors and interior of the aircraft promise to provide a unique experience for its crew members and passengers.

“I have had the privilege of being part of the generation that has accompanied Ayrton Senna’s career. His daring ability to take on challenges, his accomplishments and his passion for technology have been an inspiration to my career in engineering. I am sure this partnership will inspire new generations to develop technologies that will transform the future, ”said Andre Stein, CEO of Eve.

“It is in the DNA of the SENNA brand to always push the boundaries in every field of activity, providing the world with innovative products that show that going beyond the limits is possible and necessary. In the fields of sustainability and mobility, we know that the future will be about creating new integrated locomotion solutions focused on the development of a sustainable economy, improving the quality of life in the world and on our planet. This challenge is collective, and we are collaborating with one of the leaders of this revolution, namely Eve. Partnering with a company like Eve is a great privilege, ”said Bianca Senna, CEO of the Senna brand.

Eve aims to stimulate the co-creation and re-imagining of UAM in a sustainable way, thinking not only about the environment but also about the benefits to society. The partnership with Senna Brand reinforces this positioning and will inspire new generations for the future of mobility and accessibility.

Volocopter flies over Incheon Airport in South Korea

(PHOTO: Volocopter)

German urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer Volocopter conducted a public crewed test flight in front of hundreds of spectators at Incheon Airport in Seoul, South Korea. As part of K-UAM Confex 2021, the 5-minute flight test covered approximately 3 kilometers and reached a maximum altitude of 50 meters and a maximum speed of 45 km / h. A week earlier, on November 11, the air taxi company carried out a public test flight at Gimpo International Airport. It was the first-ever public test flight with a crew of an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi in the Republic of Korea.

Florian Reuter, CEO of Volocopter, said: “We are very happy to have flown our air taxi in South Korea not once, but twice last week, which is great for raising awareness of urban air mobility. . As a new mode of transportation, air taxis complement existing mobility solutions and allow people to reach their destinations faster and more comfortably in mega-cities such as Seoul.

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