What’s Happening at Wisk

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News & Insights > Year: 2020
The Airspace Integration Opportunity

The Airspace Integration Opportunity

In July, the FAA released its Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for Urban Air Mobility (UAM), representing a significant step for the UAM and broader Advanced Air Mobility industries. But what does that mean? Here’s what you need to know about the regulatory background, the opportunities, and the path forward for integrating UAM aircraft into the National Airspace System.

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Face Shields for Medical Workers

Face Shields for Medical Workers

In support of frontline medical workers, our manufacturing team has set up a new production line to make face shields in an effort to help make up for the shortage of PPE (personal protective equipment).

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Transport Trial to Help Cora Take Off

Transport Trial to Help Cora Take Off

It’s one thing to have a product, but you need to ensure it’s fit for purpose. That’s exactly what we’ll be doing next with Cora, thanks to the agreement just announced by the New Zealand Government to establish a passenger transport trial with Wisk — a world first.

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Why We’re Taking Legal Action Against Archer Aviation

Why We’re Taking Legal Action Against Archer Aviation

Update: July 22, 2021 Today, Wisk issued a press release on the continuation of its suit against Archer. Read more here. Update: July 15, 2021 Last night, Wisk filed a brief in support of its motion for a preliminary injunction against Archer. The filing details...

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A Place to Land

A Place to Land

Everyday flight is coming soon, but what about everyday landing? Our latest blog outlines how we’re evaluating future vertiport sites and our commitment to ensuring the safest, most accessible and most reliable air taxi service for future passengers!

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What Is a Flying Car? Inside Silicon Valley’s 10-year quest to make soaring above a crowded city street as easy as calling an Uber.

What Is a Flying Car? Inside Silicon Valley’s 10-year quest to make soaring above a crowded city street as easy as calling an Uber.

Source: New York Times

Wisk Aero, a company that spun out of Kitty Hawk in 2019 with backing from Mr. Page and Boeing, is already testing a two-seat vehicle, and it is building a larger autonomous air taxi that may have more seats. Many believe this is how flying cars will ultimately operate: as a taxi, without a pilot. In the long run, they argue, finding and paying pilots would be far too expensive.

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Autonomy is the Path to Everyday Aviation

Autonomy is the Path to Everyday Aviation

Despite the potential of general aviation, as a pilot I’ve been able to share its benefits with only a handful of friends. Only 1 in 500 Americans have overcome the many obstacles to becoming a pilot, and once licensed, pilots face the additional challenge of having access to aircraft.

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