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Pivotal Signs US Air Force Contract, Expands Agility Prime Partnership

Palo Alto, CA, May 28, 2024

Pivotal, the market leader in light electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announced it has signed an Other Transaction Authority (OTA) contract with the U.S. Air Force and AFWERX Agility Prime. The two-year contract provides Pivotal with access to world-class test facilities, expert resources and multiple sites under restricted airspace. This support from the USAF and collaborating DoD entities accelerates Pivotal’s uncrewed and crewed flight testing and system verification. Accelerated test campaign completion on the Helix platform improves the timing and potential for operational deployment of Pivotal’s light eVTOL aircraft.

Pivotal Wins 2024 AERO Friedrichshafen Electric Aviation Award

Palo Alto, CA, May 14, 2024

Pivotal, the market leader in light electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announced it is the winner of the 2024 AERO Friedrichshafen e-Flight Award for excellence in electric aviation. The only eVTOL incorporating tilt-aircraft architecture, Pivotal's innovations in software, controls, distributed electric propulsion, and human-centered design distinguishes it from the competition.

Pivotal Helix Wins 2024 MUSE Transportation Design of the Year Award

Palo Alto, CA, May 6, 2024

Pivotal, the market leader in light electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announced it is the winner of the 2024 MUSE Transportation Design of the Year Award for the Helix, recognizing its leadership, innovation, and industry impact. Pivotal also received a Platinum 2024 MUSE Design Award for technical and creative excellence. The Helix, Pivotal’s first production aircraft, entered the U.S. market on January 8, 2024.

Pivotal Delivers 4 BlackFly eVTOLs to U.S. Air Force for Evaluation

Palo Alto, CA, February 21, 2024

Pivotal, a market leader in light electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announced it has delivered four of eight BlackFlys and two flight simulators for lease to MTSI for evaluation by AFWERX and the United States Air Force. The Air Force is evaluating Pivotal aircraft performance by assessing a host of benefits across diverse applications for the company's proven tilt-eVTOL architecture, and testing a range of remotely piloted missions.

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