Archer and United Airlines Form Joint eVTOL Advisory Committee to Support Archer’s Future Airline Operations

April 27, 2022

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR) and United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL) have announced the creation of a joint eVTOL advisory committee. The committee is focused on advising on maintenance and operational concepts to recommend to Archer for its all-electric aircraft aimed at driving towards best-in-class operational standards in the emerging eVTOL industry.
The Committee is chaired by Archer’s Vice President of Engineering, Dave Dennison and United’s Mauricio Angel, United’s Managing Director, United Express TechOps Strategy and Operations. The following members of Archer and United round out the initial makeup of the committee:
Jason Onorati, United’s Director of Maintenance Programs
Robert Bernard, United’s Sr. Manager Maintenance Programs
Brian Johnson, United’s Director of Materials
Monal Merchant, United’s Sr. Manager UAX Engines and Engineering
Edward Espiritu, United’s Sr. Manager United Airlines Ventures
Adam Goldstein, Archer’s CEO
Tom Muniz, Archer’s COO
Armando Chieffi, Archer’s Maintainability Lead