Joby Aviation recently expanded its existing contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The U.S. Marine Corps now joins the Army, Navy, and Air Force in testing and exploring applications for Joby’s electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The contract’s potential value ...

On March 9 two U.S. Air Force pilots became the first Airmen to fly an electric aircraft with military airworthiness approval—the ALIA, an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, developed by BETA Technologies. BETA has partnered with the Air Force’s Agility Prime program since ...

Brazil’s Embraer [ERJ] and Britain’s BAE Systems on Tuesday announced a joint study to explore defense applications for Eve’s electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle including disaster relief, personnel transport, and surveillance and reconnaissance. The study “builds on Eve&# ...