Manta Aircraft and Foviatech sign MoU

Manta Aircraft and Foviatech signed an MoU during the Dubai Airshow to explore the integration of AI solutions on eVTOL aircraft.

The integration will optimise flight controls as well as implementation of AI quality inspection during the final assembly line, and digitalisation of engineering validation at the back end and engineering manuals automation.

Manta Aircraft is a high-tech engineering and design company engaged in the development of multi-purpose aerial platforms and different models of electric and hybrid-electric V/STOL vehicles for advanced and regional air mobility. Company’s innovative, flexible and broad mission envelope in the near future is focused on high-performance high energy-efficient products tailored to customers’ specifications for a wide range of applications and operations based on a state-of-the-art technology and capability.

Foviatech is specialising in smart aerospace digital transformation using AI/AR applications to support automation, digitisation with artificial intelligence, and end-to-end machine learning adaptable to Production and MRO processes.

Lucas Marchesini, Manta Aircraft CEO said: “We have been thoroughly looking at utilising AI and other next-gen technologies to be used during the design and production process to streamline and optimize solutions for our overall proposition. We are glad to have Foviatech supporting us on this topic and we look forward to exploring use-cases together.”

Sowmya Thyagarajan, Foviatech GmbH CEO added: “We have been evaluating several eVTOL companies globally, and we are confident that we have the right partner with Manta. Their aircraft’s design is futuristic, advanced, and agile. These are the key elements that define the applications of our software and hardware technologies. We are also very happy to exhibit with them at the Dubai Airshow and would like to thank our business partners ABC Aerospace Business Center for bringing us together during the Dubai Airshow.”