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15 mei, 2024

DronePort joins Electric Flying Connection (EFC) as first Belgian Member

DronePort and the Electric Flying Connection (EFC) are pleased to announce their new partnership, with DronePort becoming the first Belgian member of the EFC. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in advancing electric flight technology and sustainable aviation practices.

Living lab for carbon free Advanced and Urban Air Mobility

DronePort, a 30-hectare industry park for innovative aviation companies, provides a unique platform for businesses and testing grounds within the aerospace and drone industries. The living lab for carbon free, automated and autonomous Urban and Advanced (Air) Mobility offers state-of-the-art test facilities with segregated airspace, enabling companies to test, demonstrate and continuously operate new applications. Managed by Limburg Regional Airport in collaboration with the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA), DronePort ensures safe operations with specialized testing grounds for emerging aerial technologies.

By joining the EFC, DronePort Sint Truiden aligns itself with over 50 members representing a wide array of companies in the electric flight ecosystem. This includes airlines, manufacturers of electric and hybrid-electrid aircraft and components, flight academies, organizations developing recharging infrastructure, and airports. The EFC’s primary objective is to forge connections among key players in the value chain, advancing the sustainability of air transport.

Commitment to sustainable aviation

“We are thrilled to join the Electric Flying Connection and contribute to the collective efforts in advancing sustainable aviation,” said Ward Decaluwe, CEO, DronePort Sint Truiden. “This membership not only underscores our commitment to innovation and sustainability but also provides us with a platform to collaborate with other leaders in the electric flight industry.”

The Electric Flying Connection is dedicated to creating a sustainable future for air transport by connecting relevant players within the industry. With DronePort Sint Truiden’s expertise in innovative aviation and its cutting-edge facilities, this partnership is set to foster significant advancements in electric flight technology and infrastructure.

For more information about the Electric Flying Connection, visit https://www.efc.aero/

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