Revolution.Aero San Francisco 2024

December 4th & 5th | San Francisco

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Now in its seventh year in existence, Revolution.Aero will bring together over 250 senior attendees who are leading – funding and supporting – the future of flight. If you want to find out how aviation is changing – and meet the people shaping the future of aviation – you need to be at Revolution.Aero San Francisco 2024.

Unlike other Advanced Air Mobility conferences, Revolution.Aero San Francisco 2024 has a strong focus on finance. A large portion of our audience is VCs/Investors, aircraft lessors, investment banks, and customers – making this conference an incredibly effective business opportunity. Attendees have secured investments (eg Elroy Air), signed LOIs (eg ELECTRON and MintAir), signed mandates and formed companies as a direct result of Revolution.Aero events. Revolution.Aero San Francisco 2024 is not your typical industry conference. We’ve designed the event to be highly interactive – through extended Q&A sessions and live audience voting. There are also over 12 hours of networking – giving you the best chance to make long-lasting and powerful connections.

There are a LIMITED number of FREE places for startups – email Ollie Hymers for more information.

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View the most recent agenda below:

We are still working on the agenda but here are some initial sessions:

The real economics of air taxis
Looking beyond the Uber assumptions
Unpicking operating costs
What cost per mile can early entrants achieve
What will the economics look like in 20 years

eVTOLs: The hare and the tortoise
Advantages and disadvantages of being first mover or a fast follower
Will regulators run out of capacity
Burn rate versus speed


Preparing for first operations
Integrating vs segregating airspace
Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Challenges of growing new mobility markets
Complexity of Aviation
Jumping through certification hoops
moving things vs moving people
Raising and managing investment

Managing cash flow
Unlocking the climate capital stack

My way or the highway
Horizontal versus Vertical Integration
Where will we see consolidation

Dealing with the fallout of an eVTOL incident
How will this affect investor appetite?
Building back customer trust
Autonomous vs piloted
How much of a set back would this cause?

Middle East: Launch pad for global AAM
The potential of early launch region
Accessing open minded investment markets
Working with government regulations 

Synergies of automotive and aviation partnerships
Access to batteries and manufacturing
Understanding the complexity of aviation
Adjusting CAPEX from manufacturing to R&D

Supersonic: Back to the future
Ensuring operational efficiency
The potential of the sonic thump
Supersonic vs hypersonic



AURA Network Systems is designing and building an FAA-compliant network to provide safety-critical command-and-control (C2) links encompassing command data, telemetry data, and its own air traffic control (ATC) voice solution. The private network will enable crewed and uncrewed aircraft to safely navigate through national airspace, including beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS), using licensed aviation-designated spectrum ideal for secure and reliable communications. AURA’s technology increases the commercial viability of autonomous operations. See for more information.
Jet AI is working towards a seamless experience for aviation operators and customers powered by natural language processing and advanced fleet logistics optimizations.


Who attended our 2023 San Francisco event: | AAM Institute | Acubed by Airbus | AE Industrial Partners LP | Aerialoop | AeroTEC | AeroTelematics | Aerovy Mobility | AFWERX, U.S. Air Force | AIN Media Group | Airbus Urban Air Mobility | AirFleet Capital, Inc | Alef Aeronautics | Alloy Product Development | ALOFT AeroArchitects | Altair | Altaport | Alton Aviation Consultancy | American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics | Ampaire | And Aero | Angel | Apex View | ARC Aerosystems | Archer Aviation | Arup | Atlantic Aviation | AURA Network Systems | Avfoil | Avialex Law Group | Aviation Space Past & Future | Aviation Week Network | Azimuth | Bahrami Aviation LLC | Beacon AI | berkeley college | Beta Technologies | Blackbird Associates | Bluetail | BOLD | Bristow Group | CAE | Cerberus Capital Management LP | CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, University of California | City of Palo Alto | Clay Lacy Aviation | Cosmic Aerospace | Crane Aerospace & Electronics | Crgo | Cru Social Inc | Cuberg | CUSTOMCELLS | Daedalean AI | Deloitte | DeltaHawk Engines, Inc. | Diagnostic Solutions International, LLC | DiamondStream Partners | Dronamics | DropDrone | Dufour Aerospace | Duncan Aviation | EcoCopter | EKase Consulting | | Electric Power Systems | Electro.Aero | Elroy Air | EnerSys | Ernst & Young | European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) | Eve Air Mobility | Eviation | Evolito | Export Import Bank of the US | Falko | Federal Aviation Administration | Fleasy | FlightHouse Engineering | FlightLine Technologies, Inc | FlightSafety International | Fuelogic | Global Aerospace | Goldman Sachs | Greenjets | GTI Aviation | Guardian Jet | gunnercooke | H3X Technologies | Heart Aerospace | Hummingbird Aero International | Hydroplane | ICF International | IDA IRELAND | Innovative Solutions & Support | Ironwindtech | Jaunt Air Mobility | JetBlue Ventures | JetInsight | JetPerfect Foundation | JetZero | Joby Aviation | JPMorgan Chase & Co. | Jump Aero | KinectAir | L3Harris Commercial Aviation | Law Offices of Paul A. Lange, LLC | Limosa | Luminary Cloud | M4 Engineering, Inc. | Macquarie Rotorcraft | MagLev Aero | Magpie Aviation | McKinsey & Company | Merlin Labs | MightyFly | Moya Aero | NASA | National Business Aviation Association | New Vista Capital | Odys Aviation | Opener | Overair | Panorama Aero | Perception A | Piasecki Aircraft Corporation | PlaneWave, Inc. | Pratt & Whitney Canada | PteroDynamics | Reed Smith LLP | REGENT | Reliable Robotics | Renaissance Strategic Advisors | Ricardo | Rotor | RTX Ventures @ Raytheon Technologies | Safe Air Mobility | Seabury Capital LLC | Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP | Sikorsky Aircraft, A Lockheed Martin Company | Skali, Inc. | SkyGrid | Skyrisks | Skytrac | SMG Consulting | Sol | Solairus Aviation | Sonomaaviation | Southern Sky Aviation | Special Mission Aircraft Support Services, Inc. (“SMASS, Inc.”) | Starburst Aerospace | Sugarmobility | Supernal | Surf Air | Swift Engineering Inc. | Thales Digital Factory | Thales Group | The Air Current | The Flying Car | The Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkley | TransMedics | True-Course | Tucana-Group | U.S. Air Force | United Airline Ventures | United Airlines, Inc | Universal Hydrogen | UP.Partners | Vedder Price | Venus Aerospace | VerdeGo Aero | Volocopter | Wave Engine | Wetterman & Co. | Wingtra | Wisk | XTI Aircraft | Xwing | ZeroAvia | Zeva