Another First in Japan
SkyDrive Hits New Milestone as MLIT Accepts Application for Flying Car Type Certificate

TOKYO, JAPAN — SkyDrive Inc. (headquartered in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo; Tomohiro FUKUZAWA, CEO), an advanced air mobility solutions employing flying cars1 and cargo drones, is pleased to announce that the company’s application for a type certificate2 for its flying car was accepted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT) on October 29, …

Another First in Japan
SkyDrive Hits New Milestone as MLIT Accepts Application for Flying Car Type Certificate
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SkyDrive Signs Partnership Agreement with Osaka Prefecture and Osaka City to Realize Practical Use of “Flying Cars”

— Aiming to revitalize local economies and strengthen disaster management and response capabilities through next-generation mobility — TOKYO, JAPAN — SkyDrive Inc. (headquartered in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo; Tomohiro FUKUZAWA, CEO) is proud to announce that it has signed a partnership agreement with the Osaka Prefectural Government (Governor: Hirofumi YOSHIMURA) and the Osaka City Government (Mayor: …

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SkyDrive Accelerates Research on Aerodynamic Characteristics with the Cooperation of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

SkyDrive Accelerates Research on Aerodynamic Characteristics with the Cooperation of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). The research accelerates the development of Japanese made “flying cars”1 for improved quietness and safety. SkyDrive Inc., a world-leading developer of urban air mobility solutions, is proud to announce that it has started research on aerodynamic characteristics2 with the cooperation …

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SkyDrive Gives a Preview of Flying Cars

Japan Forward introduced our flying car SD-03 in their article about the Society 5.0 Expo. https://japan-forward.com/bookmark-society-5-0-expo-japan-showcases-futuristic-technology-at-our-doorstep/ We are currently developing a two-seater flying vehicle, aiming to have it flying at the Osaka Expo in 2025.

 SkyDrive to Exhibit at CES 2021  1/6 concept model to be on display at CES 2021 JAPAN TECH, TOKYO

SkyDrive to Exhibit at CES 2021 – 1/6 concept model to be on display at CES 2021 JAPAN TECH, TOKYO

SkyDrive Inc., a world-leading developer of urban air mobility solutions, is proud to announce that it will be exhibiting at CES 2021, the world’s largest and most influential tech trade show, to be held online from January 11th to 14th, 2021. The company is looking to have online business meetings as well during the trade …

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SkyDrive Joins Roundtable on Practical Use of Flying Cars Aiming to Realize “Moving Revolution Society” in Skies over Osaka

SkyDrive is participating in an ongoing roundtable focusing on the implementation of a “moving revolution society” in the skies over Osaka, which was set up as a step toward the commercialization of flying cars in 2023. We at SkyDrive are accelerating the move toward the implementation of flying cars in society in the Osaka Bay …

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SkyDrive Gets ¥3.9 Billion from Development Bank of Japan and Other Investors SkyDrive raises – ¥3.9 Billion in Series B round of fundraising-

SkyDrive Inc. (head office: Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo; Tomohiro Fukuzawa CEO announced today that it had completed a ¥3.9 billion Series B fundraising through the allocation of new shares to 10 investors, including Development Bank of Japan Inc. SkyDrive, a world-leading developer of urban air mobility solutions, is a budding maker of flying cars and heavy-load-specific …

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 SkyDrive to Exhibit at CES 2021  1/6 concept model to be on display at CES 2021 JAPAN TECH, TOKYO

SkyDrive Conducts First Public Manned Flight in Japan – SD-03 manned model makes its world debut-

SkyDrive Inc., a world-leading developer of urban air mobility solutions, is proud to announce that it conducted a public demonstration flight of its new SD-03 flying car model on August 25, 2020. It was the first public demonstration of a flying car in Japan. The flight took place at the 10,000-square-meter (approximately 2.5-acre) Toyota Test …

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SkyDrive signs 100th corporate sponsors!

SkyDrive Announces Conclusion of 100th Corporate Sponsorship Agreement

100 Japanese and international corporations have now signed up to support the commercialization of urban air mobility by 2023 Company is now ready for a manned flight demonstration for the public in Japan this summer SkyDrive Inc., a world-leading developer of urban air mobility solutions*, and company founder and joint developer CARTIVATOR Resource Management announce …

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Our article, “Development of urban air mobility” is posted by VP of business unit, Miyauchi.

Our article, “Development of urban air mobility” is posted by VP of business unit, Miyauchi, in the May 2020 issue of Japan Railway Engineers’ Association (JREA), Japan’s only monthly magazine on railway technology. Beyond the Drive. A new industry and lifestyle by developing Urban air mobility. ▶ Japan Railway Engineers’ Association (JREA) http://www.jrea.or.jp/publish/jrea.html ※ This …

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Online magazine, “President online” reports our human story beyond flying car development.

Online magazine, “President online” reports our human story beyond flying car development. A source of story is from a published book “Japan’s best guide by storytelling “MaaS & CASE” by an author, Hisaki Nakamura. Check it out! ▶ President online https://president.jp/articles/-/34554?fbclid=IwAR05LM8MsrnzbdfMEDASn4wM4cxWv4ju15EayDxVzgSqWR5pxxZEZ0dN29k ※This site is only available in Japanese.

SkyDrive Manned Flight

SKYDRIVE CONDUCTS MANNED FLIGHTS AND MOVES FORWARD WITH NOBUO KISHI AT THE HELM

Japan’s first-ever manned test flights of a flying car*1 completed by SkyDrive Nobuo Kishi appointed as Chief Technology Officer Kishi will lead the development and certification to take the product to market in 2023 World-leading flying car developer, SkyDrive, has entered the final stages of testing its demonstration vehicle after it completed the first-ever manned …

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SkyDrive Launches Test Flights of First-ever Cargo Drone That Will Boost Productivity in Hard-to-Reach Places

SkyDrive Inc., a leading flying-car developer, has successfully launched test flights of a cargo drone which could revolutionize the way heavy goods are transported and speed up the movement of equipment in remote locations. The first operational testing took place earlier this month (December) in Toyota City, Japan. It was carried out to test the …

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SkyDrive Launches Japan’s First Test Flight of Manned “Flying Car”

SkyDrive Inc. started in December 2019 to conduct a test flight of a manned “flying car,” the first of its kind in Japan. SkyDrive is a start-up company comprised of aircraft, drone and automobile engineers to develop, manufacture and sell “flying cars.”  In May 2019, SkyDrive entered into an agreement with Toyota City in Aichi …

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SkyDrive Launch Test Flights of First-ever Cargo Drone To Boost Productivity in Hard-to-Reach Places

TOKYO, Dec. 17, 2019 SkyDrive Inc., a leading flying-car developer, has successfully launched test flights of a cargo drone which could revolutionize the way heavy goods are transported and speed up the movement of equipment in remote locations. The first operational testing took place earlier this month (December) in Toyota City, Japan. It was carried …

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SKY DRIVE TAKES TO THE SKIES FOLLOWING GROUNDBREAKING FINANCE DEAL WORTH 14 MILLION USD

Leading flying car developer SkyDrive, established by the members of CARTIVATOR, a group of aircraft, drones, and automotive engineers, has secured 14 Million USD through Third-party share issuance funding and subsidies. A total of 18.5 Million USD has now been raised and manned test flights will begin this year. Contributing venture capital partners of SkyDrive …

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Toyota City, CARTIVATOR, and SkyDrive Inc. have signed a cooperation agreement on “Flying Car” development.

In 2019, May 9th, Toyota city (The mayor: Toshihiko Ota), CARTIVATOR(Co-representatives: Tsubasa Nakamura, Tomohiro Fukuzawa), SkyDrive Inc. (President: Tomohiro Fukuzawa) concluded the agreement of “Flying Car Development” for new industry creation. This agreement is to work on it with the aim to realize “Flying Car” of new epoch industry by promoting research & development of …

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