Timothy Tenne joins Faradair® advisory board

Faradair® is delighted to announce its further team expansion with the addition of Timothy Tenne to its advisory board. With over 25 years’ experience in aviation, which includes: air carrier, commercial, charter, general, and UAS.  Tim’s experience spans regulatory, policy, operations, safety, and test.

As an aviator, Tim has over 15,000 hours of world-wide instructor and evaluator heavy transport flying in various types. Prior to retiring from the Air Force, he served in various senior leadership roles including; commander, director of operations, oversaw testing and evaluation of entire air mobility fleet, to include acquisition of multiple new start aircraft programs. In addition, while serving as a leader at the FAA, Tim developed multiple UAS regulations and organizational structures.

Tim holds an undergraduate degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, an MBA, an MA in Organizational Management from the George Washington University, an MA in Strategy from the Air Command and Staff College, and recently completed his Juris Doctorate in Law from the University of Baltimore.

Tim brings depth and breadth of experience to the Faradair Team that will enable the company to begin its transition into the BEHA M1H prototype engineering phase and the opening of dialogue with the regulatory authorities for this exciting hybrid electric aircraft.

Managing Director of Faradair® – Neil Cloughley  said this – “Hybrid Electric flight is offering a new opportunity to link regions via economically viable air transport and it is a vision our company has been presenting since 2014”. “Adding an individual of Tim’s experience and calibre to the team, boosts our already impressive advisory board and gives us the skill sets we need to move toward our flying prototype development programme.”

Continuing he said “Tim’s experience within the FAA and political circles within Washington, will enable the Faradair®  BEHA to fulfil its market potential, strengthening propositions currently in negotiation. We are genuinely delighted to have Tim join us as we believe hybrid electric flight should be showcased on an aircraft specifically designed for hybrid electric flight, designed in the 21st century.”

Timothy Tenne, said this of his new role – “I’m excited to assist Faradair® in bringing the BEHA to market based on the viability of the hybrid, high-lift, multi-capable platform in getting through vigorous regulatory certification processes.  This is an important revolution and inflection point in aviation as we transition from traditional aircraft platforms and reduce use of carbon footprints.”

He continues “The BEHA variants provide a full spectrum of use from regional passenger service, cargo, charter, military and UAS opportunity and as a multi-use platform, it offers capability to deliver viable economics to the operator, with reduced noise and emissions. It is a genuinely exciting aircraft that will have significant market potential in the USA and around the world”.


Ends – November 2019