Supernal eVTOL advanced air mobility securityEchodyne and Supernal Announce Strategic Agreement on Radar Solutions for AAM Safety

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Today, radar platform company Echodyne announced a strategic agreement with minority investment from Hyundai’s AAM company, Supernal.

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Currently developing an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle, Supernal is aiming to launch commercial flights in 2028. Together, the partners will explore how best to utilize Echodyne’s radars for the increased safety of Supernal’s vehicle and its operations.

“Echodyne offers unique radar-based detection capabilities that Supernal can utilize in Advanced Air Mobility development,” said Supernal CTO Ben Diachun. “Resilient and powerful radar aids airborne situational awareness to improve safety in the air.”

The agreement covers a broad range of the AAM ecosystem, spanning onboard systems for in-flight situational awareness to ground-based…