Archer Begins Building Electric Air Taxis for FAA Certification

The aircraft will be evaluated in for-credit testing with the regulator, a crucial step in type certification for a new design.
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Midnight Electric Air Taxi Completes First Phase of Flight Test Campaign

The electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) design from Archer Aviation is making ‘rapid progress’ in development, the manufacturer said.
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NASA, Archer Battery Testing Partnership Aims to Assert U.S. Air Taxi Leadership

Archer said the initial focus on battery cell safety is part of a ‘much larger partnership’ between it and the space agency.
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Air Taxi Firms Joby, Archer, Beta Announce Plans to Electrify Airports

The manufacturers will install electric aircraft chargers from coast to coast as they quarrel over whose charging system—Joby’s or Beta’s—should be the industry ...
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Archer Plans Sale of 200 Electric Air Taxis to Partner in India, Eyeing 2026 Launch

The eVTOL manufacturer and new partner InterGlobe will initially offer air taxi services in the Indian cities of Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru.
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Archer’s Midnight Electric Air Taxi Completes Inaugural Test Flight

Archer is eyeing “for-credit” testing with the FAA next year ahead of Midnight’s commercial launch, expected in 2025.
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Archer Secures $65 Million in Financing for ‘World’s Largest’ eVTOL Production Plant

Construction on the Covington, Georgia facility, which is expected to produce up to 650 Midnight aircraft per year, is already well underway.
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Archer Aviation Secures Initial $1 Million Payment Through Air Force Contract

The installment is expected to be the first of many for Archer, which signed contracts with AFWERX Agility Prime worth up to $142 ...
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Air Force Awards Archer $142 Million Contract for Midnight eVTOL

The Air Force’s AFWERX division will deploy up to six aircraft for personnel transport, logistics support, rescue operations, and more.
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Nolen’s Next Move Is Air Taxi Safety

Former Acting FAA Administrator Billy Nolen tells FLYING why he joined Archer Aviation and what the company has planned for the future.
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