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Pivotal Delivers Four BlackFly light eVTOLs for U.S. Air Force evaluation; Contracted for Eight Aircraft

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.

Pivotal starts selling Helix, the first production light eVTOL aircraft, in the US

Las Vegas, NV, January 8, 2024

Pivotal, the market leader in light electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, is thrilled to announce the official launch of online sales for its highly anticipated flying vehicle, the Helix. The starting price for a Helix aircraft is $190,000 USD before taxes, delivery, or other fees, as applicable. Customers can place orders for delivery in the United States on Pivotal’s website at pivotal.aero. First customer shipments begin on June 10, 2024.

Pivotal Appoints Cyrus Sigari to its Board of Directors

Palo Alto, CA, November 21, 2023

Pivotal, the market leader in light electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announced the appointment of Cyrus Sigari to its board of directors. Aviator, entrepreneur, and investor, Sigari is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on the future of mobility and the business of private aviation.

Opener Announces Helix, its First Scalable Production Aircraft; Changes Company Name to Pivotal

Palo Alto, CA, October 5, 2023

Opener, the market leader in light electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announces Helix, its first scalable production vehicle, and unveils its new identity. Now named Pivotal, this step represents the company’s trailblazing influence on the industry and its transition to become a product-delivering entity serving the needs of customers in multiple segments. As a pioneer, Pivotal is renowned for the BlackFly, the first eVTOL of its kind to be sold and delivered to customers.

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