Airbus, Autoflight, Lilium and Volocopter
Bavarian Minister Florian Herman opened the ÀAM forum in the Hangar of the Technical University and Hochschule Munich at the Oberpfaffenhofen Airfield. Key players like Rolls Royce, Volocopter, AutoFight, Lilium, Elektra Solar presented their progress in their projects as well as new startups like Vaeridion and Odonata.
The Wisk Generation 5 Lift and cruise aircraft flew at Airventure Oshkosh for the first time. The 2 seater aircraft was flying unmanned automated but under human supervision.
some more impressions from the world largest Airshow
Very interesting talks at the second day of the Electric Aircraft Symposium:
Panel on Leisure eVTOL in Oshkosh.
2 days to go for the world’s largest Aviation event, Airventure Oshkosh to start Exhibitors getting into their show booths. Several electric aircraft and eVTOL manufacturers are expected. But conventional Aircraft will still be the major Focus of this event.
Diamond DA 50 on the way to the Diamond exhibit.
Panel: Community Integration – with: Yolanka Wulff Cami , Rex Alexander 5 Alpha, Starr Ginn NASA, Grant Fisk Volatus
At the same time the VFS Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS) in the University of Wisconsin has started at Saturday morning .
Speakers of world leading companies like Joby, Archer, Beta, Wisk , Skydrive, Rolls Royce etc as well as NASA.
The EAS continues until Sunday 5:30 PM – you may also join online – more info at –https://vtol.org/eas.
Mike Romanowski from Archer talking at EAS on the progress of their eVTOL
Next to the big electric highlights of the show like the debut of the Autoflight Prosperity, the Voltaero Cassio 330, and the Archer Midnight there were many new sustainable projects in the halls and on the airfield. Have a first look at our images and read more in our next e-flight-Journal – coming soon.
A Thunderstorm came on the day before the show opening tomorrow Monday June 19th. and left some damage at some booth.
some booth were damaged
Good secured aircraft like Autoflight`s Prosperity survived the storm and is ready at Chalet #100 ready for the visitors.
We had the chance on Sunday June 18th to have a sneak preview of the first prototype of the Autoflight Prosperity at its first appearance in Europe on Le Bourget airfield.
Stay tuned for more news from Paris as the show goes on!
Ken karklin CEO of Opener speaking at Mesa