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The aviation industry is deeply impacted by the COVID-19 global crisis. Lilium
and others in the industry are bullish on the eVTOL and UAM segment's
ability to recover from the health crisis while remaining cognizant of the
impact on the aviation industry as a whole. Learn more about eVTOL and
UAM beginning on page 30.
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Vision-Enhancing Options by Dave Higdon
Member Profile by Christine Knauer

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Future is bright for eVTOL and UAM

FAA UAM ConOps proposes new traffic
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310 new eVTOL air vehicles and counting
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Temperature Torture by Dave Higdon

Theory & Practice by Thomas Inman
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Aviation Aces by Christine Knauer
Joaquin "Jay" Salazar of LB Aircraft Engineering

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Meet the AEA Board of Directors
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Gordon Cox of Avionics 2000

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