CAE Joins Jaunt In EVTOL Venture

CAE is jumping into the eVTOL business with a joint venture to develop a new aircraft. Jaunt Air Mobility has chosen the Montreal company to “lead the design and development of the Jaunt Aircraft Systems Integration Lab (JASIL) for the the company’s new all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, the Journey aircraft,” the companies said in a joint news release. CAE will help Jaunt get the unusual aircraft certified with it entering service in 2027.”We are excited to partner in the development of this revolutionary new aircraft, and to add to our commitment and support of the Advanced Air Mobility industry,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “As a high-technology solutions company at the leading edge of digital immersion, CAE is uniquely qualified to provide engineering and certification support solutions to help innovative companies such as Jaunt Air Mobility certify their aircraft. Jaunt shares our passion for enabling the next generation of electric aviation and together we look forward to advancing this new industry.”