San Francisco-based electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and air taxi company Archer Aviation finished last year with a bang. Now, its co-founders and -CEOs Brett Adcock and Adam Goldstein tell DroneDJ why they think 2022 will be even more exciting.
Events of 2021 will be hard to top. Last September, Archer successfully listed on Wall Street, raising $857.6 million in capital to fuel further development of its Maker eVTOL air taxi. The same month it announced a partnership with the US Air Force to explore uses of similar electric-powered aircraft. In December, Archer received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight worthiness certification of its Maker protype, and scarcely two weeks later began its testing of the craft.
Now, company co-chiefs tell DroneDJ how they plan to keep that momentum going for the coming year.
Following an eventful 2021, what are the objectives for 2022?
Brett Adcock: First and foremost, we’re…