FLYING WHALES is an extraordinary aeronautical adventure, born from a simple and ambitious idea: to make the inaccessible accessible. Our company develops a universal transport solution to support social and economic development with a low environmental footprint.
Launch of FLYING WHALES
Technical, financial, market and industrial derisking phases…
Structuring of the shareholding and public funding
Start of engineering by the consortium
Entry into “application” phase with EASA for certification
Legal and financial structuring of the French final assembly site
Dissociation of FLYING WHALES Industry and FLYING WHALES Services
End of engineering
Production of the 1st LCA60T
Start of production
Start of operations
A project of
FLYING WHALES federates and animates national and international, public and private actors.
A constellation of some fifty partners is involved in the design, production and future operations of the LCA60T. This leading industrial consortium is the great strength of the project.
The powerful and diversified shareholding of FLYING WHALES is also a major asset to support its worldwide development.
Our technical consortium
Paris – Bordeaux
FLYING WHALES’ head office is located in the Paris region, in Suresnes. The majority of our design teams as well as the company’s support functions are located there. The operations teams and part of the industrialization teams are located in Bordeaux, close to our French final assembly line.
Quebec, a major partner of FLYING WHALES, hosts part of the design and marketing teams in Montreal. The objective of this subsidiary is to participate in the technical development, in close relationship with our Quebec industrial partners, and to prepare the production and operations for the American continent.
An applied research
with Flying Works
Flying Works is an internal entity working on future versions of the LCA60T and the integration of new technologies into the aircraft. The main areas of development concern :