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Mecaer to Supply Archer with Landing Gear

Mecaer to Supply Archer with Landing Gear

Aeronautical company Mecaer Aviation Group has entered into an agreement with eVTOL maker Archer Aviation for the design, development, qualification and supply of a landing gear for Archer’s five-seater eVTOL, Midnight.

Mecaer’s design expertise and production experience were key deciding factors in Archer’s decision, according a press release issued by Mecaer.

Archer Aviation hopes to enable conventional and vertical take-off and landing at a high utilization frequency and low maintenance cost through the partnership.

The collaboration adds another high-profile customer to Mecaer’s growing portfolio, which comprises of original equipment manufacturers and industrial groups that supply products in the aerospace and defense industry. 

“We’re thrilled to add Archer, an industry leader in the emerging field of urban air mobility, to our growing list of world-class customers,” said Bruno Spagnolini, Chief Executive Officer of Mecaer. “Archer is pioneering the future of affordable, sustainable, and safe urban air mobility. We’re proud to be part of their mission and help contribute to the future of urban transportation.”

“Partnering with industry-leading suppliers to source the components, technologies, and systems needed to manufacture our Midnight aircraft is an important step in our path towards commercialization,” said Adam Goldstein, Chief Executive Officer of Archer Aviation. “Mecaer’s well-established track record of delivering high-quality, high-reliability aircraft systems aligns well with Archer’s commitment to safety when it comes to the design, manufacturing, and operation of our aircraft.”