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SkyDrive Relocates Its Development Base to Nagoya Airport, Toyoyama, Aichi

SkyDrive Relocates Its Development Base to Nagoya Airport, Toyoyama, Aichi

TOYOTA, Japan, December 4, 2023  – SkyDrive Inc. (“SkyDrive”), a leading Japanese eVTOL aircraft (*1) manufacturer based in Japan, announces the relocation of its development base (Toyota-city, Aichi) to Nagoya Airport (Nishi Kasugai-gun, Aichi). Headquarter of SkyDrive remains the same in Toyota-city, Aichi.

The Aircraft Engineering and Certification Center (AEEC), which is responsible for type certification, is also located in the property of Nagoya Airport. This special environment enables us to work even closely towards acquiring type certification of our eVTOL aircraft.

”Beyond Borders” the value of SkyDrive set forth is not only  intended to produce results beyond your own “common sense” but also beyond “difference in values” between you and others.

With global experts from all around the world, including US, England, France, Germany, India, Korea, etc, SkyDrive continues to grow as a borderless company. Therefore we provide a work environment where employees with diverse backgrounds can work mutually respectfully together.

Name:Nagoya Airport Office
Location: Nagoya Airport, 2nd Floor,  Toyoyama-cho, Nishikasugai-gun, Aichi 480-0202

About SkyDrive Inc.
SkyDrive was formally established in July 2018 after testing flying car concepts and prototypes from 2014 with the mission of “taking the lead in the once-in-a-century mobility revolution.” Its vision is to create a future where everyone has access to eVTOLs as their daily transportation in Japan and across the world. The company succeeded in the first crewed eVTOL flight test in Japan in 2019 and its eVTOL “SKYDRIVE” is in the process of acquiring its Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) certification. SkyDrive has been selected as a company to participate in the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) project at Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan. SkyDrive plans to begin production of “SKYDRIVE” in the Spring of 2024 at the plant owned by official production partner Suzuki Motor Company. SkyDrive is headquartered in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture. Tomohiro Fukuzawa is the CEO of the company.

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Editor’s Note:
(*1) “eVTOL” is an abbreviation for electric vertical takeoff and landing. eVTOL aircraft are characterized by electrification, a fully autonomous autopilot, and vertical takeoff and landing. It is also called Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) or Urban Air Mobility (UAM).

Yoshimi Yamamoto
Public Relations
SkyDrive Inc.