Volocopter Volo-Port artist impression.

Volocopter and Skyports, Ltd. announced May 23 that they were cooperating to build the first mobile eVTOL landing pad. UK-based global heliport owner and operator Skyports and Germany-based Volocopter unveiled plans with “stunning designs produced by internationally renowned agency Brandlab.” Construction of the first Volo-Port will be completed in Singapore later this year for the scheduled Volocopter public flight trials. According to the press release, the Volo-Port prototype will “Enable real-life testing of the full customer journey to perfect the passenger experience; Showcase planned customer services, including pre-flight checks, passenger lounges and boarding procedures; Allow practical testing of ground operations and services, including battery swaps and charging, maintenance, safety and security; Provide the opportunity for authorities and industry regulators to interact with the infrastructure and provide feedback before they are asked to approve the final design.”

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