Skydweller to headquarter in Oklahoma City

Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 By: Justin Tinder Source: VeloCity

A next-generation aerospace company developing a perpetual endurance unmanned aircraft has chosen Oklahoma City as its U.S. corporate headquarters.

Skydweller Aero Inc., a U.S.-Spanish aerospace company developing renewably powered aircraft for defense and commercial industries, currently has offices in Washington, D.C., Madrid and Valdepeñas, Spain. Officials said the rapidly growing multi-national startup will be recruiting top-tier aerospace and software engineering talent to further the development and deployment of their ultra-persistent, unmanned aircraft over the coming years.

Plans are for the company to have 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma City. The company also announced it will have a testing and integration facility in Ardmore.

Oklahoma’s aerospace and defense sector currently drives $44 billion into the economy and is home to more than 1,100 aerospace companies and employs more than 120,000 people.

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