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SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93401-7338
United States



# of Employees: 93

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: No

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No

Woman Owned: No

Success Stories

  1. SBIR-STTR-Success: Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc. (ESAero)

    While most people equate NASA with space exploration, the agency actually sets standards across the general aviation industry and influences how Americans fly everyday. One of the most pressing objectives is the need to increase efficiency across all commercial aircraft, thus decreasing both fuel...

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. Aircraft Traction Inverter for Hybrid-Electric and All-Electric Megawatt-Class Vehicles

    Amount: $149,601.00

    Empirical Systems Aerospace (ESAero) proposes to evaluate and design a traction inverter for megawatt-class aerospace applications. nbsp;A specific weight reduction of 2- to 3-fold, and improved effic ...

    SBIRPhase I2023National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. ESA-ALE: Electric Small Aircraft – Air Launch Effect via Valkyrie

    Amount: $74,318.00

    ESAero proposes to conduct a feasibility study to develop an air launched swarming system utilizing ESAero’s lightweight avionics suite from its VESA product on a commercially available sUAS airfram ...

    SBIRPhase I2023Department of Defense Air Force
  3. Application Study for Contrarotating Electric propulsioN sysTem foR hIgh effiCiency (CENTRIC)

    Amount: $49,951.00

    The proposed program seeks to develop, build, and begin testing a Contrarotating Electric Propulsion System for High Efficiency (CENTRIC) motor in the 60kW-100kW power range with a power density o ...

    SBIRPhase I2022Department of Defense Air Force
  4. Attritable Swarming Long-endurance Drone (ASLED)

    Amount: $119,936.00

    As the future of warfare moves towards saturation of defenses through numbers to impose a high-cost penalty on air defense systems, modular low-cost designs will be required to field inexpensive high- ...

    SBIRPhase I2022Department of Defense Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. Electrified Rotor Head for Advanced Vertical Flight

    Amount: $749,956.00

    Helicopters have traditionally solved the need for vertical flight by transmitting and manipulating the power from a relatively constant speed gas turbine to different areas of the helicopters flight ...

    STTRPhase II2022Department of Defense Air Force
  6. ESAero NSN 6625-01-123-8721

    Amount: $44,265.00

    The DLA is seeking to improve product availability, provide competition for reduced lead time and cost, as well as address lifecycle performance issues. ESAero seeks to support the DLA by becoming a q ...

    SBIRPhase I2022Department of Defense Defense Logistics Agency
  7. Wind Tunnel and Flight Testing of Scalable Modular Aerial Research Testbed

    Amount: $149,307.00

    The proposed program seeks to mature aerodynamic, aero-acoustic and performance modeling of e-VTOL vehicles during the transition phase of flight through the empirical testing of ESAerorsquo;s Scalabl ...

    STTRPhase I2022National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Gaseous Hydrogen Smart Storage System

    Amount: $139,945.00

    The proposed program seeks to develop, build, and begin testing a lightweight, cost-effective, gaseous hydrogen (GH2) storage system. The effort will examine opportunities for integration of into stru ...

    SBIRPhase I2022Department of Defense Navy
  9. Electrified Rotor Head for Advanced Vertical Flight

    Amount: $146,518.00

    The proposed program seeks to develop an electrified smart rotor head to enable unique VTOL aircraft configurations by significantly reducing the mechanical complexity of existing variable blade pitc ...

    STTRPhase I2021Department of Defense Air Force
  10. Onboard Prognostics and Health Management for UAM using Machine Learning Techniques

    Amount: $124,399.00

    During this Phase I effort ESAero willnbsp;research and develop anbsp;prognostics and health management system (PHM) designed for electric motor inverters.nbsp;Thenbsp;finalnbsp;PHM systemnbsp;willnbs ...

    SBIRPhase I2021National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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