NEXT GENERATION SILENT DRONE 

01 / SILENT PROPULSION
02 / ZERO CARBON EMISSIONS
04 / CUSTOMIZABLE TO MEET SPECIFIC MISSION OBJECTIVES
05 / LOW MAINTENANCE COST
03 / ADAPTABLE TO DIFFERENT ATMOSPHERES (SPACE EXPLORATION) 
06 / RELIABLE  OPERATION WITH REDUNDANT SAFETY SYSTEMS
A BREAK-THRU 100 YEARS IN THE MAKING

Since Thomas Townsend Brown discovered propulsion generated by asymmetrical electrodes in 1921 there had not been a significant break-thru that allow generation ion propulsion to levels that made it possible to develop VTOL crafts in atmospheric conditions. Our all-electric drone powered by ion propulsion, with minimum noise signature and zero carbon emissions, uses innovative physics principles to generate noise levels below 70 dB.

NOISE MATTERS

Research conducted by NASA found that drone noise ranks highest in terms of annoyance. According to the study, the noise made by road traffic was "systematically judged to be less annoying" than the high-pitched buzzing made by drones. Participants were not told the noise they were hearing was from drones, but all listeners consistently rank drone noise as more annoying than noise from airplanes or delivery vehicles due to psychoacoustical properties not easily modeled or captured by traditional acoustical metrics.

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COMMERCIAL DRONE NOISE
U.S. NOISE RESTRICTIONS 

50-70 dB Acceptable Noise Levels Permitted in Residential, Industrial, and Commercial Zones

85-96 dB Noise
Commercial Delivery Drones Generate 
 

WHAT EXPERTS SAY

Drone Over the Mountains

“Noise is probably the largest limiting factor for the public acceptability of drone operations”

 

Nesta | Innovation Foundation 

Headphones

I am concerned that drones are taking to the air without a lot of thought for the ears of people on the ground. Will there be a weight limit on delivery-drone payloads? Who will monitor the sound levels, and how? Should there be a curfew on hours of operation? There must be a reason companies don’t include the sound of the drone in advertising materials – and it’s probably not because they sound so nice. In this ad, the drone seems silent.

Garth Paine

Associate Professor of Digital Sound and Interactive Media

Arizona State University

Propellor

“New noise exposure and annoyance from these vehicles could limit the success of integrating UAM into the transportation system”

 

Uber Elevate

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URBAN CARGO DELIVERY 
VIDEO SURVEILLANCE
WAREHOUSE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
WAREHOUSE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
AERIAL VIDEO&PHOTOGRAPHY
EXPEDITED  PARTS DELIVERY
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
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MEET THE TEAM

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Tomas A. Pribanic

Founder/CEO

Tomas Pribanic is an accomplished Professional Engineer with 20 years of experience and a subject matter expert in Electric Propulsion Systems. In 2013, he was recognized as an honorary member of the Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors for his support and commitment to advancing technological development and innovation for private and Federal Agencies. This year, Tomas Pribanic will be awarded his Doctorate Degree at the University of Miami. He holds a Professional Engineering license from the State of Florida, an impressive roster of certifications, and several innovative patents.

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Gretchen Clark 

Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Clark is an exceptional finance professional with a range of experience from investment and corporate strategy to practical, hands-on cash flow management and accounting oversight. With deep expertise in cash flow forecasting, corporate finance, asset management, and financial reporting, she has built an unparalleled track record in leading dynamic growth companies through complex operation transformations, especially in the launch phases. Dr. Clark holds a PhD degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a bachelor's degree in Russian Studies from the Stanford University.

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Rolando Gonzalez serves as the Drone Systems Engineer at the University of Miami. His current projects include missions for Federal Agencies, including surveillance, ground mapping, and weather forecasting using drones. His area of expertise is the assembly and integration of data acquisition systems and autonomous systems into drones. Rolando’s previous experience includes a Systems Engineering internship with Lockheed Martin. He holds a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Florida International University and holds a Part 107 Drone Pilot License (FAA).

Rolando Gonzalez

Lead Avionics & Systems Engineer 

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Thomas Benda Jr.

Lead Aerospace Engineer

Thomas Benda Jr. brings a decade of experience in the design, fabrication, and structural analysis of Unmanned Aircraft. Having participated in the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics Build and Fly competition as the propulsion Team Lead, his expertise extends to the area of wind tunnel testing and data acquisition systems. Mr. Benda is also versed in responding to Request for Proposals. He holds an Aerospace Engineering degree from Auburn University.
 

 

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Yulia Strokova

Marketing & Communications  Director

Yulia Strokova is a seasoned communications professional with over 15 years of experience in journalism, business communications, public relations, brand marketing, and content development. She served as the Growth Marketing & Business Developing Lead at the Drone Innovation Hub – the leading center in training, consultation, professional networking for drone pilots in South Florida.  She has extensive experience developing brand marketing strategies for mission-driven startups.  Founder of Impact Edition, a nonprofit media organization voicing ordinary people doing extraordinary things. She holds an MBA degree from Florida International University and a Ph.D. in journalism.

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Michael Deans brings extensive experience in electronics, power systems, and systems integration. Michael is a natural problem solver with a strong background in conducting research and development activities in the field of analog, power, and digital electronics. His knowledge spans designing complex circuits to integrating power systems with various signal components such as microcontrollers via multiple communication protocols. He holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University.

Michael Deans

Senior Electronics Engineer

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Scott Dresden

Venture Investor | Dresden Capital 

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Jonathan Cole
 
Managing Director |  Rio Vista Advisors

Mr. Cole is an experienced angel investor and advisor to the entrepreneurial ecosystem, with 50 years experience in the venture capital and private equity industry.  He is a Director and co-founder of New World Angels – Florida’s premier organized angel group. Mr. Cole is also the co-founder of the Florida Venture Forum and a Past Chair of Enterprise Development Corporation.  A graduate of  Brown University and Harvard Law School, Mr. Cole practiced for 45 years in the premier law firm Locke Lord, where he organized and served as Leader of the Firm’s Private Equity and Venture Capital  practice.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dr. Dresden is an experienced early-stage investor. He has invested in an eclectic blend of technologies through a wide range of the corporate life cycle for over 25 years. Dr. Dresden has shepherded several corps from ideas through the varied stages and pivots to acquisition. He believes that optimal good fortune is achieved through preparation meeting opportunity and is a just return for hard work, tenacity, and skillful diligence. Dr. Dresden enjoys understanding the entrepreneurs’ vision and developing accountability of entrepreneurs to the investor and investors to the entrepreneur. Dr. Dresden manages Dresden Capital, LtD. He is a member of New World Angels (NWA) and Golden Seeds.  He sits on the Board of NWA and several portfolio corporations.

 
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