What’s Happening at Wisk

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News & Insights > Year: 2021
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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Building Community Connections the Wisk Way

Building Community Connections the Wisk Way

Anna Kominik, Wisk’s Asia Pacific Region Director talks about how our participation in the Take Charge event in Christchurch, New Zealand is part of our larger, ongoing effort to not only build an aircraft that safely flies, but also work with communities, businesses, and government leaders on how best to shape a new eco-friendly environment in transportation.

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New Zealand Updates from Wisk’s New APAC Director

New Zealand Updates from Wisk’s New APAC Director

By Catherine MacGowan, Asia Pacific Regional Director at Wisk Kia ora koutou (greetings everyone) from New Zealand. As Wisk’s new Asia Pacific Regional Director, I’m excited to share an update on some important pieces of work we have underway in our neck of the woods....

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Wisk Aero Secures $450 Million from The Boeing Company to Advance Certified Autonomous Electric Flight

Wisk Aero Secures $450 Million from The Boeing Company to Advance Certified Autonomous Electric Flight

Wisk has secured $450 million in funding from The Boeing Company, making it one of the most well-funded AAM companies in the world. Combined with previous funding, this investment reinforces Wisk’s strong position as a privately-backed AAM leader and highlights the strength of Wisk’s strategic partnership with Boeing and their collaboration on critical technology development.

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A Leap Into the Future of Urban Mobility

A Leap Into the Future of Urban Mobility

You don’t step into the future. You leap. In order to make that leap, you must first dare to do the impossible. Developing and certifying an all-electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft is hard. Bringing to market a fully autonomous eVTOL air taxi...

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Those Who Leap

Those Who Leap

How does imagination become possibility? How can ideas transform into inventions and innovations that advance all of humankind? With a Leap. Wisk’s Chief Marketing Officer, Becky Tanner talks about how current advancements will fundamentally change mobility in the very near future.

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