Urban transportation takes to the skies

Urban Aeronautics (UA), a leading Israeli aerospace company is revolutionizing the future of urban mobility. The company designed and is currently developing car-sized aircraft that will provide safe and rapid transport via seamless city integration.

The CityHawk, designed by Boeing veteran Dr. Rafi Yoeli and Israel Aerospace Industries utilizes a new technology called Fancraft that incorporates two internal ducted fans that keep the craft aloft. Due to its internal design, the Urban Aeronautics VTOL aircraft has no wings or exposed rotors and can land and fly in challenging spaces that conventional aviation vehicles cannot access…

Ben-Eliahou explains that the primary use cases for VTOL aircraft are providing shuttle service between airports and city centers and serving as medical air ambulances to transport accident victims.