Bye Aerospace has announced that UK-based Skyborne Airline Academy, a pilot training academy, has completed purchase deposits for six eFlyer 2 and four eFlyer 4 all-electric airplanes to be added to its current fleet of UK-based training aircraft, the company said.
Bye Aerospace paid purchase deposits now total 360 eFlyer units.
Bye Aerospace is developing the FAA FAR 23-certified family of all-electric eFlyer general aviation aircraft, starting with the two-seat eFlyer 2, for the professional flight training mission and the four-seat eFlyer 4 for air-taxi and advanced training uses.
Headquartered at Gloucestershire Airport, Skyborne offers innovative, airline-focused training to meet the needs of the aviation industry, combining state-of-the-art technology with high-quality teaching for its trainees. Founded in 2018, the academy delivers a broad range of pilot training courses, from its flagship EASA/UKCAA Integrated and Combined Modular ATPL programmes, to its advanced Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT), Airline Pilot Standards Multi-Crew Co-operation (APS MCC) and military conversion courses.
Bye Aerospace, Inc., based in Denver, Colorado, specializes in the design and manufacture of electric aircraft.