Wisk Aero and Skyports are partnering to integrate autonomous, electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft operations at vertiports and other ground-based infrastructure. The partnership marks the first collaboration between a vertiport developer-operator and an autonomous eVTOL developer in the U.S. The partnership has released a first-of-its-kind ConOps, which identifies how autonomous eVTOL aircraft and operators will integrate with vertiports, including interactions with Providers of Services for UAM.
Wisk is partnering with Long Beach to make Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) a reality in Southern California. Through the partnership, Wisk and Long Beach Economic Partnership will create a working group to focus on evaluating, planning, and implementing AAM services, with a focus on autonomy. The partnership will also conduct an Economic Impact study to measure the economic benefits to the community and overall economy from AAM operations in Southern California.
Catherine MacGowan joins Wisk as new Asia Pacific Director to oversee Australasia operations and expansion of Wisk’s presence in the broader APAC region.
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.
Wisk expands Executive Leadership Team with the addition of Sebastien Vigneron as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Programs and Ricky Robinson as Chief People Officer, highlighting Wisk’s growth trajectory and adding to the company’s industry-leading talent.
Wisk, the U.S. leader in autonomous advanced air mobility (AAM) flight, will be displaying its fifth generation, self-flying, electric vertical take off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi during CoMotion LA (Nov. 16 – 18). Wisk’s Chief Marketing Officer, Becky Tanner, will also be presenting a keynote, entitled “Those Who Leap.”
Wisk, a leader in autonomous UAM flight and the company behind the first all-electric, self-flying air taxi in the U.S., has released a new white paper focused on advanced air mobility (AAM) infrastructure and the critical role that small to mid-size airports will play in the launch and long-term success of the AAM industry.
Wisk is excited to welcome two industry leaders to our team: Jonathan Lovegren (Head of Autonomy) and Sumita Tandon (Head of Software). Their expertise and more than 40 years of combined experience add to our long-established history and will help us realize our vision of safe, all-electric, everyday flight.
Wisk to Provide and Operate up to 30 Electric Vertical Aircraft for Key Blade Urban Air Mobility Routes
Wisk announces arrangement to provide and operate up to 30 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that will be deployed on Blade’s U.S. network. Blade and Wisk will also form a working group to engage with regulators and municipalities to pursue charging infrastructure and next generation air traffic control systems.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has formed a new Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Roundtable, a forum for high-level policy planning with sector leaders, to chart a course for the integration of AAM technologies into the nation’s airspace and infrastructure.
First-of-it’s-Kind Trial to Support the New Zealand Government’s Airspace Integration Trial Program March 29, 2021 – – Mountain View, California and Wellington, New Zealand – – Wisk, the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company behind the first all-electric, self-flying air...
Wisk is proud to join Community Air Mobility Initiative (CAMI) to support its mission of responsibly integrating urban air mobility (UAM) solutions at the state and local level. Founded in July 2019, CAMI connects communities and industry through education,...
Wisk is teaming with NASA in the first partnership between the two organizations to focus on the safe integration of autonomous aircraft systems into Urban Air Mobility applications at a national level.
Wisk, the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company behind the world’s first all-electric, self-flying air taxi, Cora, has resumed flight tests in the U.S. and New Zealand, following a brief pause due to COVID-19.
Wisk is excited to welcome Dan Dalton as Vice President of Global Partnerships. He’ll be heading up Wisk’s global regulatory initiatives and business partnerships.
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.
As we ready Cora for the skies – with passengers – the skies are getting ready for Cora. A new Airspace Integration Programme in New Zealand puts Cora another step closer in the quest for everyday flight.
Kitty Hawk and Boeing announce a partnership to collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility. This is exciting news for us and the future of transportation.