Detroit Aircraft forms AirspaceX to bring VTOL travel to the public

Detroit Aircraft Corp has formed AirspaceX, an air mobility company that will help deliver affordable, on-demand air travel, connecting cities, suburbs, and surrounding airports around the world, the company said.

AirspaceX unveiled MOBi, its electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft that enables fast, clean, and reliable transportation at the Uber Elevate Summit in Dallas.

Thanks to recent advances in electric propulsion, automation, and lightweight materials, VTOL aircraft are enabling a new way to travel by air. AirspaceX is in the design and development phase and will begin production on MOBi in 2020. The company is in partnership talks with aerospace and transportation companies to bring the technology and services to the public.

Founded in 2011, Detroit Aircraft Corp leverages the automotive industry´s supply base to accelerate the design and validation of electric VTOL aircraft.

AirspaceX is an air mobility company leveraging recent advances in electric propulsion, automation, and lightweight materials to create MOBi, an electric VTOL aircraft that enables fast, clean, and reliable air transportation.