Air taxi maker Supernal to use TruWeather tech in AAM operations
Supernal, the advanced air mobility (AAM) unit of South Korean automotive giant Hyundai, has taken a minority shareholding stake in micro-climate specialist TruWeather Solutions, whose hyper-localized atmospheric tech solutions will be used in operating safe and comfortable air taxi services.
Supernal announced it had taken a minority capital position in TruWeather earlier this month, and said it will use the partnership to build their overlapping activities together. The Hyundai AAM affiliate says it will integrate the Reston, VA-based startup’s low- and medium-altitude climatic data analytics and forecasting technology for use in the testing phases and eventual launch of its air taxis.
Supernal will notably rely on TruWeather’s V360° software-as-a-service product as an interface between its air taxis while in flight or preparing for departure, and monitoring systems. The asset will supply pilots and ground staff rapidly updated…