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Stay up-to-date with the latest content from NASA showing how we work with industry and government partners to usher in a new era of aviation that includes the routine use of electric air taxis and drones.

NASA Autonomous Flight Software Successfully Used in Air Taxi Stand-Ins
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In late October, two research helicopters from the manufacturer Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, made a dozen test flights over…

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NASA Flies Drones Autonomously for Air Taxi Research
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Researchers at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia recently flew multiple drones beyond visual line of sight with no…

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NASA, Joby Pave the Way for Air Taxis in Busy Airports
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Researchers are one step closer to integrating air taxis and other electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles into the…

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Armstrong Flight Research Center: A Year in Review
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It was an abundant year of innovation, exploration, and inspiration for NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. NASA…

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NASA, Moog Humming Along on Air Taxi Noise Tests
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Video Credit: NASA/Dennis Brown, Steven Logan Air taxis hold the promise to revolutionize air transportation. NASA is working to make…

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NASA Completes Key Step in Aviation Safety Research
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NASA’s aeronautical innovators have completed a significant step in their pursuit of safer, more efficient aviation technologies that spot hazards…

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NASA Studies Human Pilots to Advance Autonomous Air Taxis
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Air taxis may become an important part of the U.S. transportation ecosystem, quickly carrying people relatively short distances – and…

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Government and Industry Collaboration Leads to First Air Taxi Delivery 
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A new air taxi from the manufacturer Joby Aviation will allow NASA to evaluate how this kind of vehicle could…

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NASA Concludes Wind Study
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A NASA wind study aimed at enhancing air taxi safety on takeoff and landing is complete at NASA’s Armstrong Flight…

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NASA Software Developers Take Autonomy from Simulation to Flight
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Self-flying air taxis may create a new era of transportation opportunities for passengers and cargo, shortening travel time using autonomous…

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NASA Uses New Air Taxi Ride Simulator to Test Passenger Comfort
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To create a future where air taxis are a regular form of transportation, passengers need to be comfortable. That’s why…

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NASA Research Gathers Key Radar Data for Autonomous Air Cargo Delivery
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When autonomous air taxis and cargo delivery vehicles fly above neighborhoods, safe operations will depend on their ability to detect…

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Advanced Capabilities for Emergency Response Operations (ACERO)
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Each year, thousands of wildfires release large amounts of planet-warming carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and burn roughly 1.5 million…

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International Aeronautics Award for Dr. Marcus Johnson
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In September 2022, Dr. Marcus Johnson from NASA Ames Research Center was awarded the International Council of Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS)…

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Drone Flight Testing Above the Ames Campus
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NASA researchers are conducting flights of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) drones above Ames Research Center to test the coordination…

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