Electric Air Travel - What's Next, How Soon Will This Be a Reality and Electric-Hybrid Planes

The third revolution in aviation has begun, and it’s electric.

Dr. Susan Ying from Ampaire shares about:

  • How they're changing existing passenger planes to electric

  • How they're making commercial electric air travel a reality

  • What's next for electric hybrid aviation?

Ampaire is making flying more accessible and affordable to more people by developing electric aircraft that are safe, clean, and quiet. They have an electric hybrid plane in the air now. With a pragmatic development approach, they will be the first to enter into commercial service, leading the charge in electric aviation. The company is on a mission to be the world’s most trusted developer of practical, compelling electric aircraft.


Meet Dr. Susan Ying:

Dr. Susan X. Ying has devoted over three decades to the aerospace industry, with experience at NASA, Boeing, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), and most recently an electric aircraft start-up company, Ampaire. She is the Senior Vice President of Ampaire, responsible for global partnerships. She is also a board member of the Lindbergh Foundation. With a deep passion for flight, Dr. Ying holds a Commercial Pilot License and is a FAA-Certified Flight Instructor (CFI). She received her PhD and MS degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University and BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University.

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