Volocopter appoints Arnaud Coville as CTO

Dr. Arnaud Coville has been appointed as the new chief technical officer of Volocopter. He joined the company as head of VoloCity Development in May 2020 and was appointed to become CTO, following former CTO Jan-Hendrik Boelens’ decision to leave the company. The firm said Coville’s extensive experience as a leader and engineer in new aircraft development will help to solidify Volocopter’s position as a leading eVTOL aircraft company worldwide. Coville said: “Electrically powered air taxis will change aviation as we know it. Together with the talented team of experts here at Volocopter, we will bring the very first air
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ePropelled appoints Douglas McWilliams to commercial advisory board

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ePropelled has announced the appointment of Douglas McWilliams to the company’s Commercial Advisory Board. Reflecting on the appointment, CEO Nick Grewal said: “We are thrilled to welcome Douglas to our Commercial Advisory Board. Doug has immeasurable experience in economics, forecasting, and working toward building technology companies.” Adding: “His experience studying European markets and forecasting the growth of technology will be a wonderful addition to ePropelled’s expertise.” McWilliams currently serves as founder and deputy chairman at Cebr (Center for Economics and Business Research), set to become Chairman in 2021. Before founding Cebr in 1993, he was the chief economic advisor at
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Lowland Rescue expands with new head of drone regulations role

Lowland Rescue has continued to expand its offering, doing so most recently with the appointment of David Walters. Walters has been appointed to a newly created role and will operate as the head of drone regulations, a move Lowland Rescue says will work to recognise the seriousness and important of safe and legal operations. He is employed by Altitude Angel as head of strategic programmes and currently leads the work conducted in the CAA Innovation Sandbox, while also managing opportunities such as the Government-funded Future Flight call. As a drone operations professional with specialist knowledge of a wide range of
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