Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co. (NYSE: CR), will partner with BAE Systems to provide specific power management systems expertise for Jaunt Air Mobility’s all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL).
In collaboration with BAE Systems and Jaunt, a number of studies are planned to determine exact power requirements and identify an optimal power electronics solution for Jaunt Air Mobility’s evolving Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) platform. In this way, Crane A&E will share its years of experience in integrating the conversion, distribution and control of high voltage electricity.
“BAE Systems is excited to partner with Crane A&E to develop power management systems for Jaunt’s AAM platform,” said Ehtisham Siddiqui, vice president and general manager of control and avionics solutions for BAE Systems. “This strategic collaboration will leverage the expertise and knowledge of both industry leaders to drive energy management solutions for this emerging market.”
“Crane A&E is investing in energy management technologies that support the move to climate-neutral air travel,” said Hilary King, vice president and general manager of Sensing & Power Solutions at Crane Aerospace & Electronics. “We are extremely excited to be working with BAE Systems and Jaunt Air Mobility to advance the next generation of air mobility.”
“By working with BAE Systems, we understand the value that Crane A&E offers. Power management is one of the critical transformative challenges to enabling AAM. These two organizations bring a level of aviation expertise unparalleled in the industry, ”said Martin Peryea, CEO of Jaunt.
Crane A & E. has over 60 years of experience providing world-class energy conversion, distribution, motor control, energy management and advanced packaging solutions to a robust base of aerospace and defense customers. Crane A & E’s technology accelerates the electrification of air, land and marine vehicle systems and, through technological advances, provides higher performance with smaller and more efficient products.
Jaunt Air Mobility is a transformative aerospace company. We design and build an all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft for advanced air mobility that covers multiple markets. Jaunt is the world’s leading supplier of Reduced Rotor Operating Speed (ROSA ™) aircraft, combining the efficiency of fixed wing aircraft and advanced helicopter performance. www.jauntairmobility.com. Contact Nancy Richardson, [email protected];; 610-952-2595
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