OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Kevin Stitt held a news conference to announce a new aerospace headquarters in Oklahoma.
Stitt, along with the executives from Skydweller Aero Inc., a U.S.-Spanish aerospace company announced the company's headquarters and engineering operations will be located in Oklahoma City, with testing and integration in Ardmore, Okla., according to an official press release.
Skydweller Aero Inc. develops renewably powered aircraft for commercial and defense industries.
By 2024, Skydweller plans to increase operations to 120 engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma.
It has been my pleasure to work closely with the leadership team at Skydweller and I am thrilled they have decided to locate their new headquarters in Oklahoma. Our state’s commitment to aviation and aerospace makes Oklahoma City an ideal choice for a cutting-edge company with a commitment to advancing the industry. At a time when job creation and economic growth are so vital, we are excited that Skydweller will be hiring our bright engineers and helping to enrich our state’s economy.
Skydweller, founded in 2017, currently has offices in Washington, D.C., Madrid and Valdepenas, Spain.
Skydweller was founded to develop ultra-persistent aircraft to enable the next generation of connectivity and global insights. We are honored to be moving our corporate headquarters to Oklahoma, following in the footsteps of Oklahoma aviation titans like Wiley Post. Oklahoma’s inspired and dedicated engineering talent will help make our vision a reality.
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