Technology's impact on flight and what it means for the world
Technology is redefining flight. Electric propulsion and increasing automation drive a revolution in how we use and experience flight for transportation, logistics and new applications across the economy. The ability to access vertical space - safely, quietly, and simply - independent of roads or terrain represents a profound transformation for modern society. Long-term, this brings positive economic as well as societal implications.
We invest ahead of this revolution, capturing the inevitability of technology’s impact on aviation while remaining flexible to the form or timing of any particular application.
Our investments cover a range of ventures, from enabling technologies for safe, quiet electric flight to the software and data that tie together new mobility networks and power a more capable, automated, secure and high density airspace system as well as business models that leverage and apply new flight capability to opportunities in new domains.
This is a highly dynamic time for aviation, with innovation at a pace not seen since the dawn of the jet age. Deep domain focus is essential to identify the most rewarding opportunities. While much material remains proprietary to stakeholders in the community, we compile publicly available resources here.
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