PODCAST: Don Wright of Unico LLC on battery testing and working with the biggest names in electric aviation

Our next pod­cast episode is live! In this episode, we were delight­ed to be joined by Don Wright, VP of Engi­neer­ing at Uni­co.

Don intro­duces us to Uni­co and its role with­in the glob­al Advanced Air Mobil­i­ty and goes into detail about the com­pa­ny’s work behind the scenes.

This includes col­lab­o­rat­ing with some of the biggest names in elec­tric avi­a­tion to sim­u­late the rota­tion of the pro­peller dri­ve unit from ver­ti­cal in take-off mode to hor­i­zon­tal for for­ward flight.

Addi­tion­al work which Uni­co does is allow the cus­tomer to test the bat­tery range, so there is a clear under­stand­ing of how far the elec­tric air­plane can safe­ly fly on one charge.

Don shares the learn­ings from this and also dis­cuss­es some of the projects the com­pa­ny is cur­rent­ly work­ing on, as well as giv­ing his thoughts on the dif­fer­ences and sim­i­lar­i­ties between e‑mobility, vehi­cle elec­tri­fi­ca­tion and eVTOL air­craft.

Click on the Play but­ton to lis­ten to the episode, which is also avail­able on whichev­er pod­cast plat­form you use.

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Jason Pritchard

Jason Pritchard is the Editor of eVTOL Insights. He holds a BA from Leicester's De Montfort University and has worked in Journalism and Public Relations for more than a decade. Outside of work, Jason enjoys playing and watching football and golf. He also has a keen interest in Ancient Egypt.

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