White House tables AAM priorities for drones, eVTOL air taxis
The Biden White House has released a policy report on its priorities for developing new aviation technologies, like electric vertical takeoff and landing planes (eVTOL), autonomous drone services, air taxis, and other forms of advanced air mobility (AAM) to preserve what it says is US leadership in the aeronautical sector, “made possible by American ingenuity and bolstered by the federal government.”
The White House laid out its position on developing aerial activities in the National Aeronautics Science and Technology Priorities paper, which is periodically drawn up by federal aeronautics experts with input from leaders in academia, nonprofit organizations, and commercial sectors. It was released this month by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to frame the general objectives in encouraging the integration of AAM craft and services like drones and eVTOL air taxis into the national airspace.
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