Piasecki Aircraft Corporation
Piasecki Aircraft Corporation (PiAC), founded in 1955 is an internationally recognized leader in rotorcraft and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) technology and platform research, development, and flight test in support of US Government and commercial customers. PiAC's many achievements include Presidential National Medial of Technology, Smithsonian Air & Space Achievement Award, AIAA's Aerospace Project of the Year, and DoD Tibbett's Award for Small Business Innovation. PiAC leverages its skills and experience to develop ground-breaking innovative technologies from concept development through design, fabrication, qualification, and flight test to meet customer needs. PiAC executes experimental rapid prototyping and rigorous qualification testing to FAA, Military ADS, ASTM, SAE and customer specifications. The company has a fully qualified aircraft QC Department, is ISO 9001 and AS9100 Rev D certified.
In 2020, PiAC founded VEA Aviation Incorporated to focus on commercialization of its PA-890 eVTOL Slowed Rotor Winged Compound Helicopter to meet demand for mission capable, low cost, quiet, emissions-free vertical lift capability.