This website uses cookies
More information
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.
See more information from the Business Air News Handbook...

Wisk Aero LLC

Wisk Generation 6

BAN's World Gazetteer

The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Request your printed copy

Read our latest feature:   Show issue: MEBAA
Wisk risks exposure at CoMotion LA
Since 2010, Wisk has designed and developed five generations of eVTOL aircraft and completed more than 1,500 test flights. Now it wants to showcase its current air taxi via a series of demonstrations and displays, starting in LA.
Wisk's fifth gen eVTOL air taxi is being showcased in LA.

US advanced air mobility company Wisk will be displaying its fifth generation, self-flying, eVTOL air taxi during November's CoMotion LA urban mobility event in Los Angeles. CMO Becky Tanner will also be presenting a keynote entitled “Those Who Leap”, that she says will focus on how, by taking a leap, imagination becomes possibility, and ideas become inventions and innovations that advance all of humankind.

“We're extremely excited to be an Impact partner for CoMotion again this year,” says Tanner. “Throughout history, there have been advancements that have fundamentally changed our lives and pushed us into the future with a leap. We are on the edge of another great leap; one that will take us from congested, ground-based, fossil fuel-driven transportation to cleaner, all-electric, everyday flight.”

This will be the first time that Wisk has publicly displayed its eVTOL air taxi in the US. To date its fleet of fifth generation aircraft has been reserved for testing purposes, accessible to the broader public only through flight videos and photos. The company is currently developing a sixth generation aircraft, and this marks the start of an enhanced public engagement effort designed to show firsthand the safety of the technology.

“We are incredibly excited to be displaying our autonomous eVTOL air taxi for the first time in the US, and to kick off our broader public engagement effort. We understand that the journey to everyday flight for everyone is not one that we can take alone, and we are proud to share with the public what we get the privilege to experience every day.”

Other News
Archer reveals first US electric air taxi route
November 14, 2022
Archer is building on momentum towards commercialisation with the success of its flight test programme, the selection of a first commercial eVTOL route with United Airlines, and the upcoming unveiling of Midnight.
Living Lab passenger terminal will test vertiport design
October 13, 2022
The Living Lab test environment will enable Joby and Skyports to trial a variety of technologies and procedures that will help define how passengers experience vertical flight in the future.
Latest Wisk Aero eVTOL targets air taxi certification
October 5, 2022
The Generation 6 combines autonomous technology and software, human oversight of every flight and an overall simplified design to deliver one of the safest passenger transport systems in commercial aviation.