Archer Aviation plans to build 250 air taxis in 2025

Oct. 26, 2022
Archer aims to certify its pilot-plus-four-passenger aircraft, 'Midnight', by end-2024, Aishwarya Nair reports for Reuters.

SAN JOSE, Calif., - Archer Aviation Inc (ACHR.N) said it aims to make about 250 battery-electric air taxis in 2025 and scale up production in the following years, after setting a goal of getting its aircraft certified by the end of 2024, Aishwarya Nair reports for ReutersContinue reading original article.

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

26 October 2022 - "In our first year, we will build 250 aircraft, our second year will build 500 aircraft, our third year will build 650 aircraft and then we scale it up to around 2,000 aircraft per year," CEO Adam Goldstein told Reuters in an interview.

On 20 October, Archer's VP of customer programs Bob Ellithorpe spoke at United Airline's Eco-Skies Alliance summit in Chicago, where his keynote presentation helped to further reinforce the summit’s theme of sustainability as a viable business model for the aviation industry. He provided attendees with a thorough overview of our accomplishments and our progress towards commercializing this industry. It showed that air travel could be sustainable, safe, and accessible to the many.

“We are standing on the cusp of a revolution in the way we fly,” Ellithorpe asserted during his presentation. “We have the technology. We have the manufacturing ability. We have the data to show just how impactful these aircraft can be to our national infrastructure and the daily lives of the American public. And together, we can make it a reality.”

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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