Powering Innovation podcast
Now boarding the flight to the future, flying lower emissions Ampaire hybrid-electric planes
Podcast host Robert Gendron, Corporate Vice President, Product Development
In this episode Ed Lovelace, Chief Technology Officer of Ampaire (USA) joins Robert Gendron, VP of Product Development at Vicor, for an enlightening conversation on electric planes and the future of aviation. Ampaire’s lofty mission is to reduce emissions and to be the world's most trusted developer of practical and efficient electrified aircraft.
Ampaire currently operates flights in the Hawaiian Islands and more recently took the show on the road to Scotland in 2021 to showcase their electric planes. Ed discusses the environmental benefits, battery technology and when he expects commercial flights to go electric. He further parallels the battery progress of electric vehicles with aviation’s electrification growth and the lessons learned.