Wisk announced today that Gary Gysin will be retiring from his position as Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the Board, effective February 1, 2023. The company has selected Dr. Brian Yutko as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective February 1, 2023.
Sustainability and environmental responsibility is a key part of who we are. That’s why we’re proud to announce that we’ve appointed Daniela Schaff as our new Head of Sustainability, and that Wisk New Zealand has achieved Net Carbon Zero Certification from Toitū.
Wisk Unveils World’s First Self-Flying, Four-Seat, All-Electric, Vertical Takeoff and Landing Air Taxi
Generation 6 is here! We’re very excited to share with you the world’s first self-flying, four-seat, #eVTOL air taxi. Learn more about Generation 6 and how it will transform mobility by unlocking safe, all-electric, autonomous, everyday flight for everyone!
Together with Boeing, we’re releasing a roadmap for transitioning to a future where automated and uncrewed aircraft can safely carry passengers and cargo in urban and suburban areas. Our concept of operations lays out the technology, regulatory and social recommendations needed to deploy Urban Air Mobility (UAM) in the United States and integrate it into the national airspace system.
Wisk continues its global expansion with the launch of a new engineering hub in Montreal, Canada, dedicated to the ongoing development of its 6th generation aircraft.
Our SCOPE platform leverages data, machine learning, and large-scale GPU-based parallelization, to translate qualitative inputs into quantitative insights. Check out our latest whitepaper for more on how our SCOPE platform allows us to be more thoughtful and comprehensive in our approach to AAM integration.
Wisk is bringing its 5th Generation Aircraft, Cora, to the UK and Australia, with public displays at Farnborough International Airshow and in Brisbane, Australia. The displays are part of Wisk’s broader community engagement efforts, which will include a number of displays and demos over the next few years.
Wisk Aero Brings Advanced Air Mobility to Australia through Partnership with Queensland Local Government
Wisk is bringing the future of flight to Australia through a new partnership with the Council of Mayors South East Queensland and the expansion of its physical presence in the country with the addition of Australia-based personnel.
Industry Leader, Tyler Painter, has joined Wisk as Chief Financial Officer, bringing decades of financial and operational management experience, with a wide array of experience across private, public, and Fortune 500 companies.
Wisk Aero and Skyports are partnering to integrate autonomous, electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft operations at vertiports and other ground-based infrastructure. The partnership marks the first collaboration between a vertiport developer-operator and an autonomous eVTOL developer in the U.S. The partnership has released a first-of-its-kind ConOps, which identifies how autonomous eVTOL aircraft and operators will integrate with vertiports, including interactions with Providers of Services for UAM.
Wisk is partnering with Long Beach to make Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) a reality in Southern California. Through the partnership, Wisk and Long Beach Economic Partnership will create a working group to focus on evaluating, planning, and implementing AAM services, with a focus on autonomy. The partnership will also conduct an Economic Impact study to measure the economic benefits to the community and overall economy from AAM operations in Southern California.
Catherine MacGowan joins Wisk as new Asia Pacific Director to oversee Australasia operations and expansion of Wisk’s presence in the broader APAC region.
Wisk Aero Secures $450 Million from The Boeing Company to Advance Certified Autonomous Electric Flight
Wisk has secured $450 million in funding from The Boeing Company, making it one of the most well-funded AAM companies in the world. Combined with previous funding, this investment reinforces Wisk’s strong position as a privately-backed AAM leader and highlights the strength of Wisk’s strategic partnership with Boeing and their collaboration on critical technology development.
Wisk expands Executive Leadership Team with the addition of Sebastien Vigneron as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Programs and Ricky Robinson as Chief People Officer, highlighting Wisk’s growth trajectory and adding to the company’s industry-leading talent.
Wisk, the U.S. leader in autonomous advanced air mobility (AAM) flight, will be displaying its fifth generation, self-flying, electric vertical take off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi during CoMotion LA (Nov. 16 – 18). Wisk’s Chief Marketing Officer, Becky Tanner, will also be presenting a keynote, entitled “Those Who Leap.”
Wisk, a leader in autonomous UAM flight and the company behind the first all-electric, self-flying air taxi in the U.S., has released a new white paper focused on advanced air mobility (AAM) infrastructure and the critical role that small to mid-size airports will play in the launch and long-term success of the AAM industry.
Wisk is excited to welcome two industry leaders to our team: Jonathan Lovegren (Head of Autonomy) and Sumita Tandon (Head of Software). Their expertise and more than 40 years of combined experience add to our long-established history and will help us realize our vision of safe, all-electric, everyday flight.
Wisk to Provide and Operate up to 30 Electric Vertical Aircraft for Key Blade Urban Air Mobility Routes
Wisk announces arrangement to provide and operate up to 30 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that will be deployed on Blade’s U.S. network. Blade and Wisk will also form a working group to engage with regulators and municipalities to pursue charging infrastructure and next generation air traffic control systems.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has formed a new Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Roundtable, a forum for high-level policy planning with sector leaders, to chart a course for the integration of AAM technologies into the nation’s airspace and infrastructure.
First-of-it’s-Kind Trial to Support the New Zealand Government’s Airspace Integration Trial Program March 29, 2021 – – Mountain View, California and Wellington, New Zealand – – Wisk, the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company behind the first all-electric, self-flying air...