Eve and Microflite, one of Australia’s leading helicopter operators, have announced at the Singapore Airshow an order for up to 40 low-noise eVTOLs (electric aircraft with vertical takeoff and landing) to support the launch of the new electric UAM (Urban). Air Mobility) operations in Australia in 2026.
Microflite and Eve plan to start their partnership using helicopters as proof of concept to test the parameters that will be applied to future eVTOL operations. This partnership also aims to develop new services and procedures that will create a secure and scalable operating environment for eVTOL operations together with communities and other industry stakeholders.
“This order is based on the successful partnership we have established with Eve, and confirms the exciting potential of zero-emission aircraft in Australia. After working closely with Eva over the past few months, we have identified a network of potential routes, and we look forward to working with commercial partners and communities to prioritize these routes and test selected operations with our existing fleet, ”said Jonathan Booth, CEO. Microflit.
https://www.avitrader.com/2022/02/16/eve-and-microflite-announce-partnership-to-bring-uam-services-to-melbourne-with-initial-order-of-up-to-40-evtols/ Eve and Microflite announce partnership to deliver UAM services to Melbourne with initial order up to 40 eVTOL