Faradair has announced the appointment of OEM and airline industry titans Randy Tinseth and Tony Anderson to help steer the company through its next phase of growth and continued development of the Bio Electric Hybrid Aircraft (BEHA).
Former Vice President Marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Tinseth becomes the new head of Faradair Aerospace Limited’s Advisory Board. Anderson, a former easyJet executive, also joins the Board. Between them, they bring a wealth of experience from leading companies in the commercial aircraft sector, providing valuable insight to Faradair’s future business model and growth.
These appointments are announced ahead of imminent executive and engineering team announcements. Headquartered at the Imperial War Museum Duxford’s historic Cambridgeshire airfield, Faradair is developing the 18-passenger/5-ton payload Bio Electric Hybrid Aircraft (BEHA). Optimized for hybrid power, it will employ a 1MW Honeywell turbogenerator, delivering electricity to a magniX electric propulsion unit.
Partnered with Cambridge Consultants, Gonville & Caius College, Honeywell, IWM Duxford, magniX, Nova Systems, prodrive, Swansea University and vwv, Faradair aims to manufacture and operate 300 aircraft by 2030, in a variety of roles including regional air transport, utility, and firefighting. A prototype is expected to fly in 2024.