We are proud to announce that Simon Bendrey has joined Dufour Aerospace as a lead engineer. Simon has over 20 years’ experience in aviation, having worked on projects from the F35 to satellites, and from Airbus to, most recently, Aeromobil as Chief Engineer. He brings broad experience in designing, developing and certifying various categories of aircraft to Dufour Aerospace.
During his career in aviation Simon held various positions starting in structural analysis and design before becoming director of a number of engineering services companies. In recent years Simon has concentrated on the technical advancement of the PAV and eVTOL industries and has held DOA signatory authority for a number of companies and products.
Simon’s knowledge and experience of end-to-end vehicle design, manufacture and certification will be a great addition to Dufour, and we warmly welcome him as part of our growing team.
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.