Skyworks Aeronautics Corp. announced on Feb. 8, a $100M investment commitment from GEM Global Yield LLC. Skyworks Aeronautics will use the funds to move forward with the commercialization of its cutting-edge gyroplane aircraft.
“Our goal is to change the world for the better by changing the nature of vertical flight.” - Jack Carter, Director
Q: You’ve recently announced a $100 million investment commitment from GEM Global Yield LLC SCS (“GEM”); can you tell us something more? A: Skyworks Aeronautics will use the funds to move forward with the commercialization of three of its unique gyroplane aircraft
Skyworks Aeronautics Announces $100 Million Investment Commitment from GEM as Company Seeks to Go Public in Coming Months
Skyworks Aeronautics will use the funds to move forward with the commercialization of its cutting-edge gyroplane aircraft, including the eGyro™ electric air taxi geared towards urban air mobility and the 400 mph VertiJet™ VTOL aircraft that competes directly with helicopters, but at a much higher speed, longer range and lower operating cost.
Skyworks Aeronautics Part of Consortium Selected in Next Stage of U.S. Air Force Energy Storage Challenge
“The AFWERX Reimagining Energy for the DoD Challenge is critical to our mission of increasing collaboration between large businesses and entrepreneurs to accelerate solutions for the Air Force,” stated Mark Rowland of AFWERX. “On behalf of AFWERX and the Department of Defense, we congratulate the teams advancing to the next phase. Their contributions are invaluable and have the potential to create game-changing results across the Air Force enterprise.”
Skyworks Global, Inc. (“Skyworks”) and Mobius.energy Corp. (“Mobius”) announced a strategic partnership to adapt and mature Mobius’ battery module technologies to meet the needs of the Skyworks’ eGyro™ electrically powered vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
The SparrowHawk III is a quick-build gyroplane kit developed and sold by American Autogyro. With approx. 100 kits delivered and thousands of flight hours, the SparrowHawk III provides a unique, elegant, safe design that delivers high reliability and low operating costs, making it particularly well-suited for hobbyists and aviation enthusiasts. The home-build kit provides everything needed to fly except fuel (and the pilot!).
Former British Army Air Corps Leader joins Skyworks as Director of Aviation Operations and Chief Pilot
Skyworks Global Inc., the global leader in gyronautics, has named British Army Air Corps Captain (Ret) Barry Jones as Director of Aviation Operations and Chief Pilot effective immediately.
Skyworks Global Inc. (“Skyworks”), the global leader in gyronautics, announced the opening of its first dealership in Brazil with the appointment of Aero Store Aviation as its dealer in the state of São Paolo. The Aero Store has been in the aviation market for 15 years and has expertise in aircraft sales, aftermarket service and support, including parts and components supply and pilot training.
Dr. Marcelo Augusto de Felippes has joined the organization as Director of Business Development for South America. Dr. Felippes brings many years of international experience in transportation, logistics and aviation and will be based in Brasilia, Brazil.