Eve UAM has brought in Thales to support the development of its electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft in Brazil. The strategic partnership involves a series of joint studies over a twelve-month period, which started in January 2022, on the technical, economical and adaptable feasibility of a 100% electrically powered aircraft.
Both Thales Technological Space Centre in São José dos Campos, and its recently opened Avionics Centre in São Bernardo do Campo, will provide support to Eve's and Embraer's teams working on the project, which will also rely on Thales' engineers from France, Canada and the United States.
Thales will also contribute with its expertise in developing avionics, electric, flight control, navigation, communication and connectivity systems.
"This partnership will strengthen Eve's position as a leading player in the global market and our commitment to delivering an effective and sustainable new mode of urban transportation. Embraer is a leading player in aviation in Brazil and globally and has partnered with Thales for more than thirty years, and now Eve will leverage this partnership too," says Andre Stein, co-CEO of Eve.
"Thales is actively engaged in Urban Air Mobility emergence. We are particularly proud to take a new step in Brazil, joining Eve in a project that can be a game-changer for sustainable urban mobility worldwide," adds Yannick Assouad, Executive-Vice President, Avionics, Thales. "This industry is coming to stay and will bring many advantages to the country, particularly concerning the environment, due to the use of clean energy."
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|Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions, Inc.||Airframer|
|Thales AVS France||AC/DC Generators, Air Data Computers, Air-to-Ground Data Links, Airborne Communication Systems, Autopilots, Avionics Management Systems, Cockpit Control Systems, Collision Avoidance Systems/TCAS, Electric Motors, Electronic Flight Instrument Systems, Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS), Flight Management Systems, Head-Up Displays, Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMD), Inertial Components & Systems, Inflight Entertainment, LCD Displays, Multi-Mode Receivers (MMR), Night Vision Equipment, Power Conversion Equipment, Radar/Radio Altimeters, Simulation Systems, Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems, Transceivers, Weather Mapping Radar|
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