Boeing Funds Wisk Aero $450 Million
Leading Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company Wisk has secured $450 million in funding from The Boeing Company. This, combined with previous funding, makes Wisk one of the most well-funded AAM companies in the world and highlights the strength of its partnership with Boeing. This investment will assist in the development of Wisk’s 6th generation eVTOL aircraft, the first candidate for certification of an autonomous, all-electric, passenger-carrying aircraft in the U.S.
Wisk is looking to operate one of the industry’s largest fleets of AAM eVTOL aircraft within five years following the certification of its 6th generation aircraft. The fleet’s size is enabled by the company’s autonomous technology, providing scaling services and maximizing safety. Wisk expects near 14M annual flights in this time period, bringing time savings to over 40 million people across 20 cities – all with zero emissions.
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