Blueberry Aviation, November 11, 2022 - Blueberry Aviation is proud to announce its eVTOL partner Dufour Aerospace reached an agreement with Spright, Air Methods’ state of the art critical medical drone program.
Spright has placed an order for up to 140 Aero2 products, The companies are simultaneously entering a product development cooperation agreement and Spright will assist Aero2’s FAA certification process and provide maintenance and training facilities in North America.
The Aero2 which is due to be delivered early 2025 will be mainly used by Spright for transportation medication and patient specimens such as organs or blood for up 40kg payload and 300km range.
“This is an incredibly strong vote of confidence for Dufour Aerospace design and technology from one of the two largest EMS operators worldwide, “ comments Francois Gautier, Blueberry Aviation’s CEO,
“This selection comforts the Aero product’s unique performance in terms of payload, range and speed.” “We are delighted by the confidence shown by Spright in Dufour Aerospace, evidenced by today’s purchase announcement for the Aero2,” said Thomas Pfammatter , CEO of Dufour Aerospace. “Our partnership, which extends far beyond unit sales of Aero2, is a significant milestone for us in our development of tilt-wing, unmanned and manned products for advanced air mobility. Spright's commitment shows that there is great market potential for Aero2 for safe and efficient medium and long-range operations with unmanned aerial vehicles.”
“Dufour Aerospace has developed an impressive Swiss Army Knife for unmanned air mobility that will meet our anticipated future needs. With today’ s announcement, we demonstrate our commitment to their vision and to their technological approach, in which we are proud to be the first operator in the U.S.,” said President of Spright Joseph Resnik. “This is a multi-year and multimillion-dollar commitment by Spright and it will enable us to serve the critical goods distribution markets efficiently.”
Blueberr Aviation is exhibiting at Europen Rotors. Drop by booth 905 for more details and information about Aero 2.
About Blueberry Aviation: Blueberry Aviation is a trusted name in the aviation industry since 2003 providing end to end solutions for complex aircraft transaction worldwide. Blueberry Aviation is based in Monaco, Dublin, New York and Singapore. It is specialized in helicopter and commercial aircraft sales and acquisitions, asset management and technical, fleet and financial advisory.
It completed over 460 helicopter transactions for over 270 customers for a value of 1.67 billion USD in assets since 2003. At the same time, it moved 3.4 billion USD worth of commercial aircraft over more than 155 transactions for 65 customers