Step by step into a sustainable future.

April 12, 2022

Darren McDonald joins Dufour Aerospace

We are proud to announce that Darren McDonald has joined our team as Head of Quality Control & Production. 

April 6, 2022

Aviation innovator Dufour Aerospace establishes footprint in Montreal, Canada

Dufour Aerospace, an innovative Swiss eVTOL company, is establishing a base of operations in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The company is developing the next generation of eVTOL aircraft, with a focus on the air ambulance market.

April 4, 2022

Dufour Aerospace and Blueberry Aviation enter a long-term commercial partnership

Blueberry Aviation, the global commercial aircraft and helicopter specialists, and Dufour Aerospace, a cutting edge Swiss eVTOL company, have signed a global partnership agreement. Under this agreement Blueberry Aviation will provide marketing advisory and placement support to Dufour Aerospace. Blueberry Aviation will be Dufour’s privileged partner for helicopter trade-in and will set up financial tools to fund or lease Dufour products. In addition, Blueberry Aviation will acquire 100 Aero2 and 100 Aero3 products from Dufour Aerospace.

March 1, 2022

Daniel Bazzani joins Dufour Aerospace

We are proud to announce that Daniel Bazzani has joined our team as Lead Engineer for Flight Test.

January 19, 2022

Pascal Salathé joins Dufour Aerospace

We are pleased to announce that Pascal Salathé has joined Dufour Aerospace as Head of Prototype Assembly.

January 11, 2022

Savback Helicopters to distribute Dufour Aerospace eVTOL aircraft in Scandinavia

Savback Helicopters, the expanding helicopter sales and marketing company and Dufour Aerospace, an innovative Swiss eVTOL company, announced Savback’s appointment as distributor for Dufour’s innovative eVTOL aircraft.

November 4, 2021

Dufour Aerospace launches Aero2 – the “Swiss Army Knife” of small unmanned aircraft

Swiss-based eVTOL development and production company Dufour Aerospace today launched the Aero2 as its first commercially available product in their tilt-wing eVTOL family. Aero2 is designed as amulti-purpose small unmanned aircraft with an unmatched operational flexibility and low operating cost. With a payload of up to 40 kg (88 lbs), a maximum take-off weight of 150 kg (330 lbs) and a maximum flight time of three hours in standard configuration, it is suitable for a wide variety of customer applications.

September 8, 2021

Dufour Aerospace and Swiss Air-Rescue Rega announce development cooperation for innovative Aero3 eVTOL aircraft

Rega and Dufour Aerospace will work together in on-going development of the Aero3, an unprecedented tilt-wing aircraft for patient transport.

August 23, 2021

Philippe Lutz joins Dufour Aerospace

Dufour Aerospace is pleased to announce that Philippe Lutz will be joining the team as Chief Financial Officer.

August 18, 2021

Dufour Aerospace publishes specifications of Aero3, its tilt-wing eVTOL flagship aircraft

The Swiss aircraft development and production company Dufour Aerospace confirms its commitment on the development of a tilt-wing VTOL product family, the flagship product Aero3 featuring a projected cruise speed of 350 km/h (189 knots) and 1020 km (551 nautical miles) range.

June 22, 2021

AirMobility Inc. and Dufour Aerospace sign distribution agreement for eVTOL in Japan

AirMobility Inc. of Japan signed a distribution agreement with Dufour Aerospace concerning eVTOL products of the Switzerland based aircraft manufacturer.

April 22, 2021

Dufour Aerospace receives funding from session.vc and existing investors to accelerate growth

March 31, 2021

Sascha Hardegger joins Dufour Aerospace

Dufour Aerospace is pleased to announce that Sascha Hardegger will join the team as Chief Commercial Officer.

November 7, 2020

eVTOL safety from an operational perspective

Electric aircraft are here, and they are changing aviation as we know it. What is their contribution to safety?

October 14, 2020

Dufour releases on-board video of full transition flight with audio

This research platform has not been optimized for noise emissions. Nonetheless, we think it is interesting to hear the character of the noise it produces, and we would like to share some footage of a full transition flight with audio.

September 1, 2020

Thomas Seiler joins Dufour Aerospace

We are proud to announce that Thomas Seiler has joined Dufour Aerospace as a Lead Engineer.

July 6, 2020

Simon Bendrey joins Dufour Aerospace

Simon Bendrey brings broad experience in designing, developing and certifying various categories of aircraft as Head of Design to Dufour Aerospace.

June 17, 2020

Manuel Flepp joins Dufour Aerospace

Manuel Flepp has joined Dufour Aerospace to lead the development of the composite structure of aEro 3 as a Lead Engineer.

February 3, 2020

IMD Startup Competition: Dufour Aerospace among winners

Dufour Aerospace is proud that the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) has selected us as one of the winners of their 22nd annual Startup Competition.

October 3, 2019

Dufour Aerospace opens technology office in Zurich

Dufour Aerospace establishes a technology office in Zurich. As the area is home to a number of major technology companies and university institutions, it was a natural choice.

April 3, 2019

Tilt-wing aircraft control

We have been working with David Rohr and the ETH Autonomous Systems Lab to demonstrate high-level control of a scale model tilt-wing aircraft. He has recently published the results.

March 18, 2019

Dufour Aerospace selected amongst Bilan top 50 startups 2019

The Swiss business magazine Bilan has selected Dufour Aerospace amongst its top 50 Swiss startups to invest in 2019.

February 27, 2019

Our vision for Regional Air Mobility

Dufour Aerospace's CTO Jasmine Kent argues that over the next decade eVTOL aircraft will be most valuable for personal transport between cities, not within them. We call this "Regional Air Mobility" or RAM.

September 5, 2018

Dufour aEro 2 Design Philosophy

Thomas Pfammatter, CEO of Dufour Aerospace, explains Dufour Aerospaces's approach towards sustainable advanced air mobility with the aEro 2 design philosophy.

March 7, 2018

Dufour Aerospace announces the aEro 2 hybrid electric VTOL aircraft

Dufour Aerospace today announced the development of their latest aircraft, the aEro 2. The aircraft will have vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability and incorporate a modular hybrid-electric power system.

October 15, 2016

Hamilton aEro 1 officially presented

Hamilton aEro 1 is officially presented to the audience. We are proud to show our aircraft in flight and on ground after an intense testing time on ground and in air.

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With over 30 years of experience in Swiss commercial helicopter operations, we understand the real world requirements of VTOL aircraft. Our engineering team with years of aircraft construction experience is building aircrafts for rugged operations in harsh environments. Our patented combination of proven aerodynamic concepts with the latest technology makes our aircraft rock solid with unparalleled performance.