The Vertical Space

A podcast for the innovators at the intersection of technology and flight.

A podcast at the intersection of technology and flight. Here we discuss the most important forces shaping the market of advanced air mobility, with a particular focus on why and how they matter to those building a business in this very exciting and growing industry.
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#33 Justin Steinke, Spright: B2B drone medical delivery
January 31, 2023x
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#33 Justin Steinke, Spright: B2B drone medical delivery

The conversation that follows is with Justin Steinke, Senior Vice President of Commercial Business at Spright. As a senior executive of one of the more sophisticated drone operators in the market, Justin knows the drone...

#32 Geoff Bower, Archer: designing and commercializing eVTOL aircraft

#32 Geoff Bower, Archer: designing and commercializing eVTOL aircraft

Today’s conversation is with Geoff Bower, Chief Engineer at Archer Aviation, a developer of electric vertical take off and landing – or eVTOL – aircraft. Geoff is one of the most renowned engineers in the eVTOL arena, a...

#31 Stanford Professor Mykel J. Kochenderfer: building robust systems, ACAS X
January 03, 2023x
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#31 Stanford Professor Mykel J. Kochenderfer: building robust systems, ACAS X

Today’s discussion is with Mykel Kochenderfer, Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. He is the director of the Stanford Intelligent Systems Laboratory (SISL), conducting research on...

#30 Dr. Will Roper: defense, digital engineering, building dual use businesses

#30 Dr. Will Roper: defense, digital engineering, building dual use businesses

If you want to learn about the future of warfare, the war in Ukraine, digital transformation and defense, and how to work with the government, you’ll want to hear our talk with Dr. Will Roper, a physicist and foreign po...

#29: Greg Brenneman; Leadership in Aviation, Business, and Investment
December 06, 202201:04:4944.55 MB

#29: Greg Brenneman; Leadership in Aviation, Business, and Investment

You’ll really enjoy our talk with Greg Brenneman. Getting insight from a leader in aviation, business, and investment gives us a great and broad perspective as we innovate at the intersection of tech and flight.   Some ...

#28 Dennis Muilenburg: AAM strategic perspective
November 19, 2022x
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#28 Dennis Muilenburg: AAM strategic perspective

In this episode, we have the great pleasure of talking to Dennis Muilenburg.  Dennis needs no introduction, but let’s highlight a few of his accomplishments – before his current role as CEO and Chairman of the Board of ...

#27 Lorenzo Murzilli: EASA regulations, building a drone business in Europe

#27 Lorenzo Murzilli: EASA regulations, building a drone business in Europe

In this episode we speak with Lorenzo Murzilli, CEO of Murzilli Consulting. We discuss the state of the drone market in Europe, including the rate of commercial drone adoption, differences between EU and US, remaining g...

#26 Jim O'Sullivan: Matternet commercial drone certification
October 26, 2022x
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#26 Jim O'Sullivan: Matternet commercial drone certification

In this episode we’re speaking with Jim O’Sullivan, VP Regulatory Strategy and Special Projects at Matternet.  In case you missed it, Matternet became the first commercial delivery drone manufacturer to receive type cer...

#25 Richard Aboulafia; Industry Insights
October 10, 202201:04:4344.47 MB

#25 Richard Aboulafia; Industry Insights

There are few who are more listened to in our industry than Richard Aboulafia, Managing Director at AeroDynamic Advisory.  We start with a discussion of the macro trends and drivers influencing the commercial and defens...

#24 Christian Ramsey and Ryan Braun: next-generation avionics for manned and unmanned flight

#24 Christian Ramsey and Ryan Braun: next-generation avionics for manned and unmanned flight

Today we welcome Christian Ramsey and Ryan Braun from uAvionix to discuss next-generation avionics.  Ryan and Christian lead a successful company with real products for clear industry use-cases – in this case with size,...

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