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AviaDev Insight is the first podcast dedicated to the African aviation industry.

We bring prominent industry voices to the table to establish the "ground truth" in an informal and candid fashion.

The podcast was created by Jon Howell, Founder and Managing Director of AviaDev Africa, Africa's premier event dedicated to developing air connectivity.

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Oct 7, 2022

🔮 Today we are taking a leap into the future as we attempt to understand the opportunity offered to African aviation from new technologies, specifically e-flight. 

At AviaDev in June 2022, the NACO team delivered a thought-provoking session on this topic, which can be viewed here

Accompanying the podcast is a white paper on the subject, which can be downloaded here

In the podcast, we discuss:

💡 What inspired the report and what it sets out to understand?

🌿 The sustainable technologies available currently 

✈️ Why e-flight, rather than SAF or hydrogen power craft?

🛫 How close we are to commercialised electric flights?

🚧 What are some of the barriers holding back the implementation?

💰 How will we fund the infrastructure required at an airport level?

🌍 What sort of connectivity could this technology offer Africa?

💡 How do we make it a reality? Is it simply a mixture of collaboration and cash?