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start up
United States - Atlanta, Georgia
  • 10/03/2022
  • Unknown
  • $100,000,000

Hermeus is a startup developing hypersonic aircraft to radically accelerate air travel. At Mach 5, more than twice the speed of the supersonic Concorde, passengers will be able to cross the Atlantic in 90 minutes. On the path to hypersonic passenger aircraft, Hermeus is partnering with government agencies including the US Air Force and NASA to develop a series of autonomous aircraft that derisk the technology and solve urgent national security challenges. These products provide the data and confidence necessary to certify, produce, operate, and maintain safe and comfortable commercial aircraft. Hypersonic aircraft have the potential to create trillions of dollars of new global economic growth per year, unlocking significant resources that can be utilized to solve the world’s greatest problems.

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AJ PiplicaFounder

AJ Piplica United States - Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. A.J. Piplica is a leader, engineer, and entrepreneur in the aerospace industry. His vision for the future revolves around a global society with people connected in-person, far beyond the digital community we have today. Mr. Piplica has lead teams in the development of advanced aerospace systems across the full product life cycle from concept development to flight. His track record as a business leader demonstrates his ability to build strong, small teams, unified in vision and purpose in the pursuit of ambitious goals.

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