Caporona, Arezzo March 22, 2023 (Issuewire.com) – Jetson, a fast-growing EVTOL company, today announced the appointment of Stéphan D’haene as its new CEO. Stéphand’haene brings a wealth of industry experience and a proven track record of driving growth and innovation in the aviation industry.
Stephen joined Jetson from US airline ICON Aircraft and will serve as COO from 2021, leading the turnaround of engineering and manufacturing operations to success.
Prior to joining ICON, Stéphan held several executive positions with several record winning light sport aircraft companies including BlackWing in Sweden and Porto Aviation Group in Italy. A world-leading powersports company, where he worked for BRP for 10 years, Stephan Recreation took the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of his powersports business.
“When I first saw Jetson about a year and a half ago, I was very excited about their flying concept car. Finally, a team of visionaries led by Tomasz Patan and Peter Ternström cracked the code. and made flying more accessible, and today I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this innovative eVTOL company as its new CEO.
Equipped with an environmentally sustainable electric drivetrain, the paradigm-shifting Jetson ONE makes the dream of flying easier than ever. Together, we push the boundaries of what is possible in the eVTOL industry, delivering breakthrough solutions that have a positive impact on the environment and society at large. ”
Stephen will leverage his expertise in aviation, flight certification, operations, engineering, sales & marketing, and customer support to lead Jetson’s next phase of growth. We work closely with Jetson’s talented team to bring innovative solutions to market to further democratize personal flight.
“We are confident that Stéphane Daen’s expertise and leadership will help us achieve our goals and take the future of transportation to new levels. We look forward to working with them as they transform the way we travel.”
– Peter Ternstrom, Founder and President of Jetson
The Jetson ONE is constructed with a race car inspired lightweight aluminum space frame and a carbon Kevlar composite. Anyone can learn to fly in minutes thanks to intuitive joystick controls and a flight computer that keeps you stable in the air.
Powered by eight electric motors, it has a flight time of 20 minutes and a top speed of 102 kilometers per hour (63 miles per hour). It is powered by a high-discharge lithium-ion battery and can carry a pilot weight of 210 pounds (95 kg).
Jetson is an eVTOL company on a mission to change the way we travel. We aim to make the skies accessible to everyone with safe personal electric aircraft. Jetson ONE is a commercial personal electric aircraft that you can own and fly. Jetson was founded in 2017 by Tomasz Patan and Peter Ternström. We’re all going to be pilots.
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