“Bye Aerospace may be very happy to work with industry-leading Garmin and their engineering workforce on the world’s first 14 CFR 23 regular class electrical plane and avionics suite,” mentioned George Bye, CEO of Bye Aerospace. “We need to present our flight college clients with the very best consumer expertise attainable, and we imagine the G500 TXi is the perfect avionics bundle.”
In different information, Bye mentioned that advances within the eFlyer 4’s aerodynamic evaluation efficiency traits proceed. “The projected aerodynamic efficiency for this 200-knot airplane continues to mature and enhance. This is because of its smooth fuselage profile and superior wing design. The eFlyer 4’s unprecedented 48-inch large cabin is quiet and with out compromise and can carry an 860-pound payload,” he mentioned.
The eFlyer 4, focused for the air taxi and superior coaching markets, will probably be powered by a 200-kW (268 horsepower) all-electric propulsion system.
Bye lately unveiled its eight-seat eFlyer 800 and introduced buy deposit agreements with fractional operators Jet It and JetClub, and Rheinland Air Service GmbH. Denver-based plane leasing firm Skye Aviation LLC is the most recent firm to finish buy deposits, reserving 15 eFlyer 800 plane.
“Skye Aviation is thrilled to be the world’s first all-electric plane leasing agency and to have the ability to solely supply Bye Aerospace’s eFlyer household of eCTOL plane,” Skye Aviation’s Carol Johnson mentioned of the electrical standard takeoff and touchdown plane. “Skye totally helps sustainable, protected aviation leasing options for our clients whereas on the similar time slashing eCTOL working prices, plane noise, upkeep and provide necessities efforts. We embrace innovation that gives our clients far much less capital-intensive options for coaching, passenger, air cargo, personal, enterprise, and navy operations. On this sense, all of us win.”
Amongst all its proposed fashions, Bye mentioned it has a manufacturing backlog of roughly 800 eFlyer plane.