Zoom on our advisors: Robert Lafontan
Robert spent 30 years at Airbus where he ended his career as Senior Vice President Engineering for the Architecture and Integration dept. He was also the Director of Chief Engineers and a test pilot with 16,000 flight hours under his belt! 👨✈️
Robert supporting the team is an invaluable addition to the development of #Atea! Thanks to his aircraft development and certification experience, we have ensured from scratch that #Atea will be best-in-class in terms of performance, will be the safest aircraft and will be compliant with existing and future regulations.
After three years of R&D, the French start-up company swiftly swings into action for new, state-of-the-art sustainable and decarbonised air travel
🌎 Ascendance Flight Technologies raises €10 million funding round to accelerate the development of its hybrid-electric technologies
🌎 New board members, an internationally recognised expert and a new R&D collaboration agreement: Ascendance reaches a new milestone on its way to disrupt aviation.