EXPERIENCED TEAM

The team leading Manta Aircraft projects development is the result of the aggregation of several highly experienced specialists in all the technologies involved in the program.

MANAGEMENT

CEO/CTO, Co-Founder

Lucas Marchesini

CEO/CTO, Co-Founder

HoD Admin & HR, Co-Founder

Betty Puccio

HoD Admin & HR, Co-Founder

CDO, Co-Founder

Juanjo Espinosa

CDO, Co-Founder

Hod Structure & Manufacturing

Ashley Appleton

Hod Structure & Manufacturing

HoD Marketing/Operations, Co-Founder

Michael Mesaric

HoD Marketing/Operations, Co-Founder

HoD Communication & External Relations

Andrea Artoni

HoD Communication & External Relations

CFO

Sergio Biganzoli

CFO

Chief Certification Officer

Simone Bernasconi

Chief Certification Officer

ADVISORS

Advisor to the Board of Directors

Guiseppe Orsi

Advisor to the Board of Directors

Strategy Advisor

Luis Batista

Strategy Advisor

Technical
Advisor

Fabio Nannoni

Technical
Advisor

Innovation Advisor

Alan Zettelmann

Innovation Advisor

Strategic Financial Advisor

Alberto Recchi

Strategic Financial Advisor

Advisor flight control laws and automatic flight

Paolo Binetti

Advisor flight control laws and automatic flight

Advisor North America operations

Stephen C. Moss

Advisor North America operations

TEAM

Composite Structures Design & Manufacturing

35+ year as head of composites and manufacturing at Boeing, Airbus, Bom- bardier, Embraer, Mahindra, Gulfstream

Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics
& Simulation

20+ years experience in aircraft design, external and internal aerodynamics, flight mechanics and simulation

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Experience in CFD of biz jets, military aircraft, internal and external aerodynamics, several CFD softwares

Flight Control Systems

25+ years experience in flight control laws for civilian and military aircraft of several countries

Flight Test Engineer

Experience in flight test program and certification of light aircraft and military aircraft

Flight Test Pilot

20 years experience in test flying of general aviation aircraft, project development, certification and accident analysis

Structural analysis (FEM)
 

20+ year experience in motorsport, helicop- ters and other, for linear/non linear elastic, plastic, buckling, thermo-structural, transient

Flight Mechanics & Simulation

20+ years experience in aircraft flight mechanics and simulation

Flight Control Computers

Experience in military aircraft flight computers, drones automatic flight programming, hw
and sw

Styling and CAD team

20+ years supplying design work to all major automotive manufacturers

Avionics

Experience in programming, validation and verification of avionic equipment for civil and military aircraft

Communication

Experience in external relations for aircraft manufacturing and service companies, wide international high-level network