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Kevin Noertker // Co-founder & CEO of Ampaire

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Вміст надано Grant Trahant. Весь вміст подкастів, включаючи епізоди, графіку та описи подкастів, завантажується та надається безпосередньо компанією Grant Trahant або його партнером по платформі подкастів. Якщо ви вважаєте, що хтось використовує ваш захищений авторським правом твір без вашого дозволу, ви можете виконати процедуру, описану тут https://uk.player.fm/legal.

In episode 199 of the Disruptors for Good podcast, I speak with Kevin Noertker, Co-founder and CEO of Ampaire, on his journey and the vision to decarbonize aviation. He discusses the advancements in hybrid electric planes and the challenges of building a sustainable future for aviation.

About Kevin:

Kevin Noertker is Co-founder and CEO of Ampaire. Over the past eight years, Kevin and his team have pioneered practical, compelling electrified flight through the upgrade of existing aircraft types. Prior to Ampaire, Kevin contributed engineering and program management expertise to advanced aircraft and satellite technology development programs at Northrop Grumman, and as a research fellow at Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. An entrepreneur at heart, Kevin is driven to apply the science and engineering disciplines of large aerospace organizations to pressing environmental problems here on Earth.

Takeaways

  • Ampaire is focused on building hybrid electric systems for airplanes, similar to how the Toyota Prius is a hybrid electric car.
  • The company has the world's largest fleet of hybrid electric planes and has flown over 25,000 miles in pilot projects with airlines.
  • The next challenges for Ampaire include building a supply chain for aviation-specific batteries, motors, and inverters, as well as navigating the regulatory landscape.
  • Kevin emphasizes the importance of finding meaningful, challenging, and visible work, practicing humility, and surrounding oneself with a team of talented individuals.

Chapters
timing of chapters might be a bit off after editing.

00:00 Introduction and Background

01:06 Kevin's Journey and Education

03:01 Inspiration and Vision for Ampaire

17:42 Explaining Amp Air to Everyday People

18:53 Advancements and Graduation of Ampaire's Technology

24:46 Hurdles and Goals for Ampaire

32:53 Advice for Aspiring Founders

38:49 Goals and Successes for the Next 3-5 Years

Follow:
@causeartist - X / IG / LinkedIn
@granttrahant - X / IG / LinkedIn

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Вміст надано Grant Trahant. Весь вміст подкастів, включаючи епізоди, графіку та описи подкастів, завантажується та надається безпосередньо компанією Grant Trahant або його партнером по платформі подкастів. Якщо ви вважаєте, що хтось використовує ваш захищений авторським правом твір без вашого дозволу, ви можете виконати процедуру, описану тут https://uk.player.fm/legal.

In episode 199 of the Disruptors for Good podcast, I speak with Kevin Noertker, Co-founder and CEO of Ampaire, on his journey and the vision to decarbonize aviation. He discusses the advancements in hybrid electric planes and the challenges of building a sustainable future for aviation.

About Kevin:

Kevin Noertker is Co-founder and CEO of Ampaire. Over the past eight years, Kevin and his team have pioneered practical, compelling electrified flight through the upgrade of existing aircraft types. Prior to Ampaire, Kevin contributed engineering and program management expertise to advanced aircraft and satellite technology development programs at Northrop Grumman, and as a research fellow at Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. An entrepreneur at heart, Kevin is driven to apply the science and engineering disciplines of large aerospace organizations to pressing environmental problems here on Earth.

Takeaways

  • Ampaire is focused on building hybrid electric systems for airplanes, similar to how the Toyota Prius is a hybrid electric car.
  • The company has the world's largest fleet of hybrid electric planes and has flown over 25,000 miles in pilot projects with airlines.
  • The next challenges for Ampaire include building a supply chain for aviation-specific batteries, motors, and inverters, as well as navigating the regulatory landscape.
  • Kevin emphasizes the importance of finding meaningful, challenging, and visible work, practicing humility, and surrounding oneself with a team of talented individuals.

Chapters
timing of chapters might be a bit off after editing.

00:00 Introduction and Background

01:06 Kevin's Journey and Education

03:01 Inspiration and Vision for Ampaire

17:42 Explaining Amp Air to Everyday People

18:53 Advancements and Graduation of Ampaire's Technology

24:46 Hurdles and Goals for Ampaire

32:53 Advice for Aspiring Founders

38:49 Goals and Successes for the Next 3-5 Years

Follow:
@causeartist - X / IG / LinkedIn
@granttrahant - X / IG / LinkedIn

  continue reading

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