Our Philosophy

Aviation technology

Bringing life changing innovation to the world

We believe we’ve just begun to scratch the surface of new innovation in aviation. The development of new materials, sensors, software, systems, engines and aircraft is happening worldwide, and as this continues, we can expect to see break-though inventions and innovative thinking transform the aviation industry beyond our wildest imagination. We are thrilled to be part of this change.

Jay Schrankler

Jay Schrankler

Jay is a senior executive with over two decades of experience in the aerospace industry with Honeywell. He has a proven track record of success spanning fortune 500 companies and startups. He has worked with several top ranked universities to help create and spin out over 150 startup companies with over a dozen successful exits to date. He has managed a seed venture fund and run several accelerators and incubators.

Scott Elhardt

Scott Elhardt

Scott is an experienced corporate and startup executive. His experience spans senior roles at Honeywell International as well as several startup companies in both the aerospace and imagining industries. He has a proven track record 
in designing and manufacturing imaging products for 
military, commercial aerial, persistent surveillance and industrial 
inspection applications. He is currently the CEO of and industrial
 camera company.

Lucian Banitz

Lucian Banitz

A proven startup executive with deep expertise in aerospace. Lucian has extensive 
experience in aerial data collection, both from manned and unmanned 
aircraft. He has deep expertise in systems integration with experience in the
 aerospace, defense and agricultural systems engineering industries. He has been a principle in a Silicon Valley startup with a successful exit as well as several international corporations.