Uber Elevate

  • VFS Wheel of eVTOL presented by Mark Moore at Uber Elevate 2019

    Uber Elevate Summit 2019 News, Photos & Videos

    Uber held its third annual Elevate Summit on June 11-12 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. VFS was there in force, live-tweeting the event (https://twitter.com/electricVTOL) and posting photos real-time on Twitter and Facebook.

    VFS has an album of 60 pictures from the event in the Vertical Flight Photo Gallery.

    According to the company, "The Uber Elevate Summit brought together 1200+ attendees for 2...

  • Eric Allison testimony March 2019

    4th Congressional Hearing on UAM

    On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, the US House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee's Aviation Subcommittee held a hearing on "Looking Forward: Aviation 2050" that included testimony on Urban Air Mobility (UAM) by Eric Allison, Head of Uber Elevate. The video lasts 2 hours 22 minutes.

    Chair Statement 

    • Rick Larsen (D-WA), Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation, opening remarks (as...
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    Uber Elevate White Paper (Oct 2016)

    On Oct 27, 2016, Uber released its landmark Uber Elevate White Paper: "Fast-Forwarding to a Future of On-Demand Urban Air Transportation." AHS — The Vertical Flight Society consulted on the white paper and is cited on page 9 under "Contributors and Reviewers."

    As of early 2019, the White Paper can still be downloaded from http://uber.com/elevate/whitepaper. However, a PDF of the document is preserved on eVTOL.news as well for...