VPorts Develops International AAM Corridor
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) infrastructure leader VPorts has announced the development of the first international electric AAM corridor between Syracuse Hancock International Airport in New York and VPorts’ vertiport in Mirabel (Québec, Canada).
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The corridor will allow for the establishment of an AAM ecosystem granting a platform for full commercial cargo transport operations using electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, with initial test flights planned for 2023.
A consortium made up of international organizations such as VPorts, NUAIR, Syracuse Hancock International Airport, Aéro Montréal, Innovitech, the Unmanned Aerial System Centre of Excellence (Alma), and Helijet International, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish corridors between Canada and the United…