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Eve Holding, Inc. has its first full-size eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle) cabin mock-up at the Farnborough Airshow in the UK. As part of ongoing product development, the company also showed off the current vehicle design which uses a conventional wing and tail instead of the previous canard configuration.
All eight rotors are fixed around the wing, providing vertical take-off and landing capability as well as safety and reliability in a simple, intuitive lift-and-cruise design.
The company’s eVTOL will provide environmentally friendly flights to communities and is expected to enter service in 2026.
Eve is supported by Embraer SA of Brazil
Flavia CiacciaVice President of User Experience at Eve., says, “This mockup brilliantly materializes the cabin concept we’ve been co-creating with potential users for years. We recently received feedback from our advisory board and we will now be able to show them to other stakeholders here at the Farnborough Airshow.Our solutions have been designed with key market needs in mind, such as accessibility, safety, sustainability and ticket price. It’s always exciting to reach this stage of the program.
Andre SteinEve’s co-CEO, adds, “Our teams have worked hard to create the best solutions for the global urban air mobility environment, and our aviation experience through Embraer not only gives us confidence that we are on the right track, but also puts us at the forefront of the market. We have accelerated the commitment of our resources and evolved the maturity of the project.”
Eve also announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with Halo Aviation Ltd., a provider of bespoke private travel services for Urban Air Mobility (UAM), to collaborate on the development and launch of the traffic management software solution. urban air of Eve.
As part of the agreement, Halo will acquire the software from Eve with the intent of using it to maximize its UAM operations.
Andrew Collins, President and CEO of Halo, said, “Eve has demonstrated why they will lead the next generation of flight, and we are extremely excited about it. Halo is pleased to form a unique and collaborative partnership with Eve, as they have spent so much time focusing on more than just building an eVTOL vehicle, but instead are working to deploy a suite of agnostic solutions that will boost creation considerably. and overall network performance of the UAM. In this particular instance, we look forward to working with the team at Eve to bring our current operational vision as the leader in vertical lift to the US and UK to help develop and promote the vision Eve’s UATM.
Eve’s UATM software is part of a portfolio of solutions that will enable the integration of all airspace users into the urban environment, which is essential to support safety, efficiency and improved of the entire UAM ecosystem, including fleet and vertiport operators.