20 May 2022
Volocopter Collaborates with Microsoft on VoloIQ Aerospace Cloud
Volocopter announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft to develop an aerospace cloud system in Microsoft Azure that will address the nascent cloud computing requirements for eVTOLs, UAM, and autonomous aviation. Once primed for commercial use, Azure will support the digital platform VoloIQ, the operating system for Volocopter's UAM services, and its subsequent transition to autonomous operations.
3 Nov 2021
Volocopter: Electric Multicopter
Volocopter GmbH, based near Munich in Germany, are developing an electric vertical take-off and landing multicopter, with plans for a commercial launch in 2023. IDTechEx spoke with Volocopter at the ITS World Congress 2021
13 Oct 2021
Successful First Public Flight of Volocopter's VoloDrone
Volocopter's electric heavy-lift drone VoloDrone conducted its first public flight today. Together with the international logistics leader DB Schenker, Volocopter demonstrated VoloDrone's seamless integration into the logistics supply chain with an end-to-end cargo transport demonstration.
22 Jul 2021
Malaysia Airports, Skyports, and Volocopter Collaborate on Vertiport
Malaysia Airports has signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding with Skyports and Volocopter. As a first step, the parties will combine their distinct aerospace and aviation expertise to conduct a feasibility study examining suitable vertiport solutions to enable the safe take-off and landing of passenger eVTOL vehicles, considering factors such as demand, customer flow, and how to integrate UAM operations.