• Uber announces new partnerships and aircraft concepts at 2nd annual Elevate Summit

    On the first day of its second annual Elevate Summit, Uber unveiled a series of new advancements and partnerships that are helping launch the world’s first urban aviation network.

    Six months after announcing Los Angeles would be one of the first U.S. cities to launch uberAIR, the company reinforced its partnerships with key manufacturers and...

  • Uber and U.S. Army sign agreement for ongoing partnership around Elevate

    Uber and U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Army Research Lab (RDECOM ARL), announced on May 8 a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) establishing an ongoing plan to partner around developing and testing the vehicles used in Uber’s proposed urban aviation rideshare network.

    As part of this agreement, Uber and...

  • Malloy Hoverbike

    Malloy Aeronautics
    Berkshire, UK

    The Malloy Aeronautics Hoverbike is a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) quadcopter flyer.

    The Hoverbike has two forward and two aft vertical propellers. Each pair has partial overlap and when not in use they can be folded over each other to further reduce a small parking footprint. The offset rotors also allow the protective frames to be employed as a support mounting for the...