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Hawaiian Holdings Places Bet on Electric Seagliders for Island Hopping
May 11, 2022

Hawaiian Holdings Places Bet on Electric Seagliders for Island Hopping

Hawaiian Holdings Inc. is investing in a company developing electric seagliders that the airline hopes to fly on short hops between islands. The battery-powered seagliders being developed by REGENT, a Boston-based startup, are a hybrid of a boat and a plane.

Hawaiian Holdings Places Bet on Electric Seagliders for Island Hopping

Hawaiian Holdings Inc. is investing in a company developing electric seagliders that the airline hopes to fly on short hops between islands. The battery-powered seagliders being developed by REGENT, a Boston-based startup, are a hybrid of a boat and a plane.

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Testing Seagliders: Behind the Scenes in Tampa
April 4, 2022

Testing Seagliders: Behind the Scenes in Tampa

Mike Klinker is CTO and co-founder of REGENT with Billy Thalheimer. Mike is currently leading a team of engineers testing the seaglider technical demonstrator vehicle in Tampa. We asked Mike about Tampa, how the REGENT team is approaching this phase of seaglider development, and what a typical day of testing looks like.

Testing Seagliders: Behind the Scenes in Tampa

Mike Klinker is CTO and co-founder of REGENT with Billy Thalheimer. Mike is currently leading a team of engineers testing the seaglider technical demonstrator vehicle in Tampa. We asked Mike about Tampa, how the REGENT team is approaching this phase of seaglider development, and what a typical day of testing looks like.

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Meet Adam Triolo, REGENT’s Director of Commercial Business Development
March 11, 2022

Meet Adam Triolo, REGENT’s Director of Commercial Business Development

Adam Triolo joined REGENT in 2021 as Director of Commercial Business Development overseeing the company’s relationships with its customers across the spectrum of ownership. Whether speaking with major airlines or individual operators, Adam works with the entire REGENT team as seagliders are poised to carry more people further and at lower operating costs than the alternatives.

Meet Adam Triolo, REGENT’s Director of Commercial Business Development

Adam Triolo joined REGENT in 2021 as Director of Commercial Business Development overseeing the company’s relationships with its customers across the spectrum of ownership. Whether speaking with major airlines or individual operators, Adam works with the entire REGENT team as seagliders are poised to carry more people further and at lower operating costs than the alternatives.

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Meeting the REGENT Advisory Board: Alan Klanac
September 30, 2021

Meeting the REGENT Advisory Board: Alan Klanac

REGENT's mission to bring the world’s first commercially viable electric wing-in-ground effect vehicle – the Seaglider - to market is no simple task, requiring a unique hybrid of aerospace, maritime and electric propulsion expertise.

Meeting the REGENT Advisory Board: Alan Klanac

REGENT's mission to bring the world’s first commercially viable electric wing-in-ground effect vehicle – the Seaglider - to market is no simple task, requiring a unique hybrid of aerospace, maritime and electric propulsion expertise.

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REGENT Announces a Strategic Investment from Hawaiian Airlines
May 11, 2022

REGENT Announces a Strategic Investment from Hawaiian Airlines

REGENT today announced that Hawaiian Airlines has agreed to strategically invest in the company to support the initial design of its next generation 100-person capacity all-electric seaglider known as the Monarch. With this investment, Hawaiian Airlines becomes REGENT’s first U.S.-based design partner for the Monarch, which is slated for entry into commercial service by 2028.

REGENT Announces a Strategic Investment from Hawaiian Airlines

REGENT today announced that Hawaiian Airlines has agreed to strategically invest in the company to support the initial design of its next generation 100-person capacity all-electric seaglider known as the Monarch. With this investment, Hawaiian Airlines becomes REGENT’s first U.S.-based design partner for the Monarch, which is slated for entry into commercial service by 2028.

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REGENT Announces Deal with New Zealand’s Ocean Flyer to Purchase 25 All-Electric Seagliders in $427M Deal
April 20, 2022

REGENT Announces Deal with New Zealand’s Ocean Flyer to Purchase 25 All-Electric Seagliders in $427M Deal

REGENT announced that New Zealand-based Ocean Flyer, has entered into a commercial agreement with firm deposits to add seagliders to its vehicle fleet. The $427M deal marks what is believed to be the largest private transportation deal in New Zealand’s history.

REGENT Announces Deal with New Zealand’s Ocean Flyer to Purchase 25 All-Electric Seagliders in $427M Deal

REGENT announced that New Zealand-based Ocean Flyer, has entered into a commercial agreement with firm deposits to add seagliders to its vehicle fleet. The $427M deal marks what is believed to be the largest private transportation deal in New Zealand’s history.

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REGENT Publicly Displays Seaglider Prototype for the First Time During CoMotion Miami
April 20, 2022

REGENT Publicly Displays Seaglider Prototype for the First Time During CoMotion Miami

REGENT unveiled a prototype of the company’s all-electric seaglider for the first time to the public, live at CoMotion Miami (April 20-21), the new mobility conference, in front of a crowd of policymakers and innovative global transportation and technology companies.

REGENT Publicly Displays Seaglider Prototype for the First Time During CoMotion Miami

REGENT unveiled a prototype of the company’s all-electric seaglider for the first time to the public, live at CoMotion Miami (April 20-21), the new mobility conference, in front of a crowd of policymakers and innovative global transportation and technology companies.

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REGENT Announces allocortech as Avionics Components Partner for Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle
March 8, 2022

REGENT Announces allocortech as Avionics Components Partner for Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle

REGENT announced today that their seaglider technology demonstrator vehicle will be supported by allocortech, a Virginia-based aerospace engineering firm that develops safety-critical control systems and embedded systems applications for Urban Air Mobility (UAM) markets and the advanced maritime industry.

REGENT Announces allocortech as Avionics Components Partner for Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle

REGENT announced today that their seaglider technology demonstrator vehicle will be supported by allocortech, a Virginia-based aerospace engineering firm that develops safety-critical control systems and embedded systems applications for Urban Air Mobility (UAM) markets and the advanced maritime industry.

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REGENT Raises $18M from Strategic Investors to Accelerate Development of its Full Scale, 12-Passenger Prototype
February 4, 2022

REGENT Raises $18M from Strategic Investors to Accelerate Development of its Full Scale, 12-Passenger Prototype

REGENT announced that they have closed a strategic $18M financing round to support the development of their seaglider. The financing round, led by Thiel Capital, includes participation from both existing and new investors, including regional airline Mesa Air Group. Along with their investment, Mesa plans to purchase 200 seagliders, which it will operate both on routes currently served by their aircraft and on new city center to city center direct routes.

REGENT Raises $18M from Strategic Investors to Accelerate Development of its Full Scale, 12-Passenger Prototype

REGENT announced that they have closed a strategic $18M financing round to support the development of their seaglider. The financing round, led by Thiel Capital, includes participation from both existing and new investors, including regional airline Mesa Air Group. Along with their investment, Mesa plans to purchase 200 seagliders, which it will operate both on routes currently served by their aircraft and on new city center to city center direct routes.

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REGENT Selects Moore Brothers Company as Builder of Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle
January 13, 2022

REGENT Selects Moore Brothers Company as Builder of Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle

REGENT announced their seaglider technology demonstrator vehicle will be built in collaboration with the Moore Brothers Company, a Rhode Island-based composite manufacturing, research, and development firm. REGENT plans to test this technology demonstrator in the coming months ahead of the vehicle entering commercial service by 2025.

REGENT Selects Moore Brothers Company as Builder of Seaglider Technical Demonstrator Vehicle

REGENT announced their seaglider technology demonstrator vehicle will be built in collaboration with the Moore Brothers Company, a Rhode Island-based composite manufacturing, research, and development firm. REGENT plans to test this technology demonstrator in the coming months ahead of the vehicle entering commercial service by 2025.

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REGENT Selects Tampa as Seaglider Testing Location for Q1 2022
December 16, 2021

REGENT Selects Tampa as Seaglider Testing Location for Q1 2022

After an extensive search, REGENT announced today that Tampa, Florida, will be the location of seaglider technology demonstrator testing. REGENT plans to test scale versions of the seaglider in Q1 2022 ahead of the vehicle entering commercial service by 2025.

REGENT Selects Tampa as Seaglider Testing Location for Q1 2022

After an extensive search, REGENT announced today that Tampa, Florida, will be the location of seaglider technology demonstrator testing. REGENT plans to test scale versions of the seaglider in Q1 2022 ahead of the vehicle entering commercial service by 2025.

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REGENT Craft Inc, announces the launch of the world’s first seaglider, an electric flying machine set to transport passengers along coastal routes by 2025
April 29, 2021

REGENT Craft Inc, announces the launch of the world’s first seaglider, an electric flying machine set to transport passengers along coastal routes by 2025

REGENT is proud to announce the launch of their new all-electric vehicle, the seaglider, which flies along coastal routes operated by airlines, ferry companies, and governments. REGENT’s all-electric flying machine combines the speed, comfort, and navigation systems of an aircraft with the convenience, maneuverability, and affordability of a boat. It will be able to transport commercial passengers and critical cargo with a range of 180 miles at a speed of 180 mph leveraging existing dock infrastructure.

REGENT Craft Inc, announces the launch of the world’s first seaglider, an electric flying machine set to transport passengers along coastal routes by 2025

REGENT is proud to announce the launch of their new all-electric vehicle, the seaglider, which flies along coastal routes operated by airlines, ferry companies, and governments. REGENT’s all-electric flying machine combines the speed, comfort, and navigation systems of an aircraft with the convenience, maneuverability, and affordability of a boat. It will be able to transport commercial passengers and critical cargo with a range of 180 miles at a speed of 180 mph leveraging existing dock infrastructure.

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Regent Seaglider fliying over water
Regent Seaglider taking off
Regent Seaglider taking off
Regent Seaglider flying over water
Regent Seaglider fliying over water during sunset