ST. AUGUSTINE, Fl., JANUARY 26, 2021 – Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT), a division of Carlisle Companies Incorporated (CSL), announced today it is pleased to serve as a program sponsor for Vertical Flight Society’s 8th Annual Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) Symposium and 9th Annual Autonomous VTOL Technical Meeting taking place Jan. 26-28, 2021. In addition to sponsoring the virtual event, CarlisleIT will showcase its high-voltage expertise and product offerings for advanced air mobility applications.
Technical experts from industry, academia and government will gather at the eVTOL Symposium and Technical Meeting to share knowledge and collaborate on how to bring the next generation of air mobility to market. Tom Turner, Product Manager, Power and Grounding for CarlisleIT, will participate in a sponsored Technical Talk on Thursday, January 28 at 12:00 p.m. MST in which attendees will learn how the Partial Discharge Phenomenon can stall an eVTOL project as well as how to address this challenge in the manufacturing process. This session is one of several discussions and presentations focused on electric and hybrid electric VTOL aircraft for urban air mobility.
CarlisleIT announced in 2020 that it offers interconnect technologies for new and emerging air mobility applications, including More Electric Aircraft (MEA), All Electric Aircraft (AEA), and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). With more than 80 years of experience in the aerospace industry, CarlisleIT understands the unique needs of electric aircraft and is well-equipped to provide leading interconnect solutions that support a high-voltage electrical system.
In addition to its broad portfolio of custom interconnect solutions and in-house manufacturing capabilities, CarlisleIT is participating in global standards development alongside the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Aerospace Defense Industries Association (ASD), the FAA and other organizations.
About Carlisle Interconnect Technologies
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CIT) is one of the world’s leading designers and
manufacturers of high-performance wire and cable, including optical fiber. Having started operations in 1940, the company has grown its product portfolio to include specialty and filtered connectors, contacts, integrated systems, and cable assemblies, complex harnesses, racks, avionics trays, installation kits, and high-voltage solutions. In addition to its vast product breadth, CIT provides customers with a higher level of support by offering engineering and certification services for the demanding environments of the commercial aerospace, military and defense electronics, industrial, test and measurement, and medical industries. For more information, please visit www.carlisleit.com.