eVTOL: Climate Saviour?

19 Aug, 2022

It’s hard not to be sucked into the futuristic allure of the various shiny, sophisticated looking concepts which often combine features of helicopters, remote-controlled drones and fixed-wing aircraft.

Archer rolls out its first Midnight eVTOL ahead of summer launch

Reducing Energy Demand

Global Energy Mix

https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/global-energy-substitution

Efficiency

Limited Capability

https://www.porsche-consulting.com/fileadmin/docs/04_Medien/Publikationen/395491_The_Economics_of_Vertical_Mobility/The_Economics_of_Vertical_Mobility_-_2021_C_Porsche_Consulting.pdf

Zero Emissions?

https://theicct.org/publication/global-aviation-performance-analysis-regional-electric-aircraft-jul22/

https://vertical-aerospace.com/vertical-heathrow-to-collaborate-on-future-of-urban-air-mobility/

Sensible Investment?

Improved Access to Air Travel?

The Aviation Worker Angle

https://www.flightglobal.com/airframers/swedens-heart-aerospace-presents-all-electric-regional-aircraft/140307.article

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