St. Johns, Canada—Duxion Motors today announces new project to develop and test a ground prototype model of its Electric Jet Motor (eJet).
Duxion will design and build a permanent magnet version of its previously built conceptual induction design prototype. The prototype will be jointly funded by Duxion, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Innovation and Business Investment Corporation (IBIC), National Research Council (NRC) of Canada and Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA).
“We are delighted to have the approval and backing of the IBIC, NRC, and ACOA. The federal and provincial government acknowledge the importance of Duxion’s work, and their support means our goals of electric aviation are that much closer.”, said Rick Pilgrim, CEO of Duxion.
Founded in 2017, Duxion Motors Inc. is an advanced motor design and manufacturing company developing high power density electric propulsion systems for aviation and marine industries. Our engineers have developed powerful scalable electric drives that accelerate the transition to emission free electric transportation. Our patent-pending eJet motor enables jet owners and OEMs to hybridize or fully electrify their existing fleets quickly and economically.