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  • Lockheed Invests in Hybrid-Electric Aircraft Developer Electra - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Invests in Hybrid-Electric Aircraft Developer Electra

    Lockheed Martin’s venture capital arm has made an investment in Electra.aero through a Series A funding round to enable the latter to perform flight testing of its hybrid-electric ultra-short takeoff and landing demonstrator aircraft in 2022. “Electra’s technical approach to sustainable aviation is differentiated, and we are excited to see this concept mature,” Chris Moran, […] More

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    Former Lockheed VP Robie Samanta Roy Joins Electra as COO

    Robie Samanta Roy, former vice president of technology for government affairs at Lockheed Martin, was appointed as chief operating officer at Electra.aero where he will build on his government and aerospace experience to help the company expand its footprint in the commercial and defense sectors. Electra said Wednesday the new appointee most recently supported Lockheed’s […] More

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    Electra to Further Develop Electric Aircraft Under NASA Contract

    Electra.aero has received NASA’s support to mature an electric blown-lift aircraft designed to take off and land in heights below 150 feet for air mobility uses. The company said Tuesday it partnered with Alejandra Uranga from the University of Southern California to further develop an ultra-short takeoff and landing aircraft under NASA’s Small Business Technology […] More

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