air mobilityVertiport Testbed for UAM Testing Launches in Paris

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Images courtesy Volocopter

Groupe ADP, Skyports and Volocopter have together commissioned Europe’s premier fully integrated vertiport terminal for the urban air mobility (UAM) industry at the Groupe ADP, RATP Group and Choose Paris Region-run Re.Invent Air Mobility testbed at Pontoise-Cormeilles airfield.

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The newly launched testbed allows a range of various stakeholders to test technologies and procedures in diverse configurations within a real-life environment. The ability to test on a live airfield makes the testbed an invaluable developmental asset to the entire UAM industry.

Designed together by Skyports and Groupe ADP, the aircraft agnostic testbed provides the entire UAM ecosystem with the opportunity to test and develop their technologies, while also promoting collaboration between essential ecosystem partners such as technology…