The production cost trap for eVTOL upstarts

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm April 13, 2023, © Leeham News: Last week, we gave the example of a new propulsion principle 30-seat airliner as a project that would face the liquidity strain of initial production costs. We… Read More

Pontifications: Technical challenges for UAMs, et al, only part of the problems

March 28, 2023, © Leeham News: Technical challenges for alternative energy aircraft are daunting. Urban Air Mobility, Advanced Air Mobility, eVTOLs, batteries, hydrogen, hybrids—this list goes on. Advances are reaching a point where some of the concepts in… Read More