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Oct

M4 renews commitment to California Academy of Math and Science (CAMS) through continued support of its VEX Robotics Club

Long Beach, CA, 10/31/18 – M4 Engineering Inc., a leading Aerospace Engineering firm in the field of conceptual aircraft design, analysis and development is proud to announce its renewed commitment to California Academy of Math and Science (CAMS) and the talented 70+ students of the Vex Robotics Club. The Vex Robotics program is a highly competitive international competition that challenges students to design and build multi-faceted locomotive robots that compete in a range of physical tasks for points.

28
Sep

NASA awards M4 Engineering Inc. Phase III SBIR Contract for continued development of Physics-Based Weight Prediction software

Long Beach, CA, 9/28/18– M4 Engineering Inc., a leading Aerospace Engineering firm in the field of conceptual aircraft design, analysis and development received a $518,789 grant on August, 24th 2018. The contract was issued by NASA for the purpose of continued development of Physics-Based Weight Prediction software, M4 Structures Studio (formerly PBWeight). The goal of the project is to extend the M4 Structures Studio (M4SS) software to support rotorcraft and eVTOL features and applications. Funding was allocated to pursue the following ...

17
Sep

M4 partners with Uber to advance eVTOL Design – Aviation Week & Space Technology

  BY GRAHAM WARWICK /  AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY How do you create a new form of aviation? By collaborating, Uber contends. To realize its Elevate vision of urban air transport, the ride-hailing giant has assembled a phalanx of partners across the entire ecosystem from vehicles to vertiports. Uber is also investing in internal teams to tackle what it sees as key gaps in industry’s ability to build ride-sharing networks of electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing ...

17
Sep

M4 helping Uber change the way the world moves – Vertical Magazine

BY VERTICAL MAGAZINE / STAFF WRITER Uber kicks off its second Elevate Summit by officially sharing the design specifications for its electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles (eVTOL) common reference model. Uber’s eVTOL common reference models (eCRM) represent a new class of aircraft, that utilize distributed electric propulsion, which was spearheaded by 30-year NASA veteran, and now Uber’s director of aviation engineering, Mark Moore. Uber’s eCRMs are designed for safe transition between vertical and ...