SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR), a leader in electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, announced today that its Midnight aircraft and key executives, Adam Goldstein, Archer’s founder and CEO, and Billy Nolen, Archer’s Chief Safety Officer, will take center stage at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 2023 Aerospace Summit at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. on September 12-13, 2023. The two leaders will discuss Archer and the larger eVTOL aircraft industry’s progress toward the goal of beginning commercial operations in 2025 and reaching scaled operations by 2028.
This marks the first-ever public display of Archer’s Midnight aircraft in the United States. The aircraft made its international debut earlier this year at the Paris Air Show. The last time an eVTOL aircraft was on display at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center was in 2019 at the Uber Elevate Conference.
“This year’s theme for the Global Aerospace Summit, ‘Innovating the Skies, Connecting the World,’ perfectly describes what Archer and our industry is on the doorstep of achieving,” said Archer’s founder and CEO Adam Goldstein. “The future of urban air mobility is upon us thanks to the strong support from the whole of the U.S. government as well as the collaboration across the industry, including from mobility leaders like United Airlines, Boeing and Stellantis.”
The Global Aerospace Summit is the premier event in the space and aviation industries, bringing together government leaders and industry experts from across the world. In addition to Archer’s Goldstein and Nolen, speakers include United Airlines CEO, Scott Kirby, Airbus CEO, Guillaume Faury, American Airlines CEO, Robert Isom, The Honorable Glenn Youngkin, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia and many more.
Archer is designing and developing electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft for use in urban air mobility networks. Archer’s mission is to unlock the skies, freeing everyone to reimagine how they move and spend time. Archer's team is based in Santa Clara, CA.
To learn more, visit www.archer.com.
Archer Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward looking statements regarding Archer’s future business plans, including statements regarding the timing of Archer’s development, commercialization, and certification of its eVTOL aircraft. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual results due to a variety of factors. The risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from the results predicted are more fully detailed in Archer’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, available at www.sec.gov. In addition, please note that any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on assumptions that Archer believes to be reasonable as of the date of this press release. Archer undertakes no obligation to update these statements as a result of new information or future events.