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United Airlines Puts Down Deposit on Archer Aviation eVTOLs

Aug 11, 2022, 10:00 AM by Lawrence Garrett
The Wall Street Journal reports that United Airlines has made the first actual cash commitment...
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Archer Aviation's autonomous Maker demonstrator. | Credit: Archer Aviation; Aerospace America

The Wall Street Journal reports that United Airlines has made the first actual cash commitment to an eVTOL company, giving Archer Aviation $10 million for 100 electric aircraft intended to operate as taxis. The industry is still awaiting Federal Aviation Administration movement on things like pilot requirements and how the planes would be worked into the airspace.
Full Story (The Wall Street Journal)