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Robb Report: This Bonkers Flying-Saucer eVTOL Concept Parks by Sticking to the Side of Skyscrapers

September 8th, 2022|

Featured in Robb Report The Z2 shares the first-generation Zeva Zero's saucer shape, but will be more efficient and faster. Zeva Aero has launched a new prototype

ZEVA’s Stephen Tibbitts Speaks at AUVSI

November 25th, 2020|

Unmanned Vehicle Systems Stephen Tibbitts from ZEVA AERO speaks at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Cascade Chapter panel session, "The intersection of Surface and Aviation

Historic Moment – Zero first flight

August 15th, 2019|

The first hover flight (tethered) of the Zero took place Wednesday August 14th at 10:05PM. We will be following up with videos of flight testing in the coming month.

Microsoft AirSim

July 24th, 2019|

ZEVA AERO is excited to be working in collaboration with Microsoft Azure and utilizing the AirSim platform while developing the Zero. Special thanks to Microsoft Azure for providing some special

Introducing Zandro

July 21st, 2019|

Zandro is a superhero who’s name means “defender of mankind”.  He is able to summon the ZERO flying disk and fly at high speed to help people in need.  He is also here

ZEVA Zero Campaign – XBOX

July 18th, 2019|

Join the ZEVA Zero campaign and enter a chance to win an XBOX! We will open the campaign at the Oshkosh event from July 22-28, 2019.  If you are interested

Boeing GoFly Prize Guidelines: Noise

June 9th, 2019|

The Boeing GoFly Prize sets a minimum standard for noise.  The Zero features low noise, multi-bladed propellers.  We started with custom 5-blade propellers manufactured for ZEVA.  We have designed and

Boeing GoFly Prize Guidelines: Size

April 18th, 2019|

In order to comply with the GoFly Prize guidelines, the Zero must fit within an 8.5-foot sphere.  The design of the Zero maximizes wing area and stays just below the

SAE 2019 AeroTech Americas

March 25th, 2019|

Zero fans, the man behind the Zero will be speaking live at SAE on March 27th.  His topic, "eVTOL Perspectives from a Private Pilot", will cover how Vertical Take-off and landing vehicles are

Boeing’s Autonomous Taxi Takes Flight

January 24th, 2019|

In a January 23, 2019 article, the Wall Street Journal reported that "industry leaders predict flying cars and taxis will become part of the urban transit mix sooner than skeptics

ZEVA Featured on TransportUP

January 21st, 2019|

ZEVA was featured on TransportUp on January 14, 2019. Check out the article here:

ZEVA wins judges award at Activate Now!

December 2nd, 2018|

November 27th, Seattle   Kimberly Waite, ZEVA's Director of Finance and Development pitched to the entrepreneurial crowd at Activate. The five judges Elizabeth Scallon, Rebecca Lovell, Tim Keck, Anita Loomba,

Team ZEVA featured on GoFly Prize website

November 13th, 2018|

Team ZEVA has been featured on the GoFly website. GoFly is a Boeing-sponsored competition pushing the boundaries of innovation, engineering, and transportation to create a personal flying device for anyone,

Sweet Video of ZERO Flying!

November 2nd, 2018|

Notice how the ZERO accelerates once it gets through transition into forward flight. CFD modelling of the full scale vehicle indicate a cruising speed of about 160 mph. Kudos to

ZEVA airs on BBC Radio show

October 16th, 2018|

I had the pleasure to party with Ed Butler at the recent FiRe conference and he was kind enough to include me on an interview piece he is doing on

ZEVA invited to speak at FiRe Conference

October 10th, 2018|

Steve Tibbitts, founder and CEO of Zeva, was invited by Mark Anderson (CEO, Strategic News Service; Chair, Future in Review Conference Corp.; and Founding CEO, Pattern Computer Inc.) to speak at

ZEVA initiates GoFundMe Campaign

September 11th, 2018|

How to help? You can find our GoFundMe campaign here: We are helping to create a new mode of transportation but we are also creating jobs. Money raised through GoFundMe

Great Insight on !

September 3rd, 2018|

I really like this quote from the authors at! "Why it’s important: As VTOLs become more prevalent many companies will begin to replicate past designs. Especially in a new industry,

KING5 NEWS – Tacoma company wants to make personal flying saucer

August 29th, 2018|

Tacoma company wants to make personal flying saucer Tacoma-based Zeva wants to build a person flying saucer. KING 5's Jenna Hanchard reports: Published: 9:50 PM PDT August 27, 2018

August 13, 2018 Press Release

August 29th, 2018|

Zero emissions vertical aircraft takes off for Tacoma based design team August 13, 2018 ZEVA ushers in a new paradigm of urban travel with their personal air transport vehicle as


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