BAE and Jaunt Air Mobility collaborate
Posted on 09 Jan 2020 and read 978 times
BAE Systems (www.baesystems.com
) is collaborating with Jaunt Air Mobility to explore the development of electric energy management systems for urban air mobility vehicles through a memorandum of understanding (MOU).
During this collaboration, both companies will investigate product development for the future of aircraft electrification.
They will jointly examine aircraft power management needs to gain a deeper understanding of the extension of urban traffic into the air.
Ehtisham Siddiqui, general manager of controls and avionics solutions at BAE Systems, said: “The collaboration with Jaunt Air Mobility leverages the strengths of two industry-leading companies to develop technology for a new ecosystem.
"This strategic collaboration builds on our two decades of heritage, as we develop and certify controls and energy management systems for the future of flight.”
BAE Systems has 20-plus years of experience developing and integrating electric propulsion systems. The company has more than 10,000 electric-hybrid systems on transit buses and marine vessels around the globe.
It also has more than 40 years of experience in controls and avionics for military and commercial aircraft.
Jaunt Air Mobility is an aerospace company focused on developing advanced air vehicles that incorporate innovative technologies and management strategies; it is also a pioneer and world leader in the aerospace industry with the design and development of its Reduced Rotor Operating Speed Aircraft (ROSA) solution for urban air mobility.