Volocopter taps software partner for eVTOL air taxi MRO monitoring
German air taxi developer Volocopter has signed an agreement with Swiss-AS to incorporate the startup’s AMOS software to monitor, analyze, and manage notifications on the maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) requirements of its electric takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL).
Bruschal-based Volocopter announced the tie-up as another step toward completing the final version of eVTOL planes it will seek type certification for in 2024, ahead of its launch of air tax service around European and the globe. The accord with Swiss-AS calls for integrating the Basel startup’s AMOS software to preform ongoing and reliable MRO monitoring of its craft, whether operated by Volocopter itself or eventual third-party customers.
Volocopter says its air taxis – which are slated for initial operation during the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics – will be the first advanced air mobility aircraft to use AMOS for constant and accurate data on the evolving…