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We believe aircraft
should fly themselves.

We believe aircraft should fly themselves.

Advanced automation will make aircraft safer, more available, more affordable and fundamentally transformative to the way goods and people move around the planet.

Starting with a certification-forward approach, Reliable Robotics first demonstrated gate-to-gate fully automated operation of a Part 23 aircraft and is now working towards commercialization of technologies for Part 23 cargo and Part 25 passenger vehicles.

LEADERSHIP

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ROBERT W. ROSE

CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Robert’s engineering experience spans aerospace, self-driving cars, robotics, gaming and consumer products. Prior to co-founding Reliable Robotics, he was the Director of Flight Software at SpaceX where he led the development of the onboard flight software for the Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon spacecraft, resulting in the first commercial mission to the International Space Station. At Tesla, as Senior Director of Autopilot, Robert brought to market the first consumer automobile with fully unassisted self-driving capability. At X (Google’s skunkworks division), Robert led a team bringing advanced machine perception and manipulation technologies to large vehicles. Earlier in his career, he developed three Game of the Year award-winning titles as a Game Engine Programmer at Sony PlayStation. Robert holds a B.S. in Computer Science, a B.S. in Computer Engineering, and an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oregon State University.

JUERG FREFEL

CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Juerg has extensive engineering and leadership experience designing and building safety critical systems primarily in aerospace. Prior to co-founding Reliable Robotics, Juerg led the Compute and Avionics Platforms Development team at SpaceX. He led a team of engineers and designers building the core avionics systems that powered the Falcon 9 and Dragon spacecraft. His work on the Crew Dragon vehicle was vital to bringing U.S. astronauts back to the International Space Station. At Aveox Inc., he developed power electronics and embedded systems controllers for commercial aircraft including the Boeing 787 and Airbus A380. He also designed and built multiple highly reliable and efficient platforms for applications in industrial automation, surgical devices and unmanned military systems. Juerg earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a Specialization in Software Engineering and Embedded Systems from Winterthur Polytechnic School of Engineering in Switzerland. Prior to that, he completed an Electronics apprenticeship from MSW Winterthur.

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MYLES GOELLER

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER

Myles has spent his career driving strategic business, new market development, operational and investment opportunities in the aviation, aerospace and logistics industries. Previously, he led Accenture’s Travel and Hospitality Practice as Managing Director through the acquisition of Seabury Consulting. As part of the core team at Seabury, Myles built the leading specialized aviation and aerospace advisory business in the world, and spent a decade in Hong Kong establishing the Asia Pacific practice. Seabury worked with leading airlines, OEMs, integrators, airports, cargo and logistics companies, MROs, and governments around the world on strategy, turnarounds, acquisitions, financing and operational improvements. Myles holds a BCom degree with Honors in Management Information Systems and Accounting at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

DR. DAVID O'BRIEN

DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS

David’s multi-industry career and operational leadership experience extends over 38 years across the military, government and private enterprise including aerospace, software and information technology, global e-commerce, manufacturing and operations. He served in the US Air Force as the Director of Acquisition Venture Strategy and Initiatives where he pioneered multi-domain commercial strategies, and connected the Air Force with innovative providers and global venture equity investors. As a Major General, he received the Distinguished Service Medal and the Defense Superior Service Medal. In his commercial industry roles, he has negotiated strategic deals for Lockheed Martin, Sun Microsystems and the Oracle Corporation, resulting in greater shareholder value and enterprise success. David holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Business and Organizational Leadership from Regent University, a MBA from Golden Gate University, a MS in Procurement and Acquisition Management Law from Northrop University, and a BS in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire.

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ROBERT W. ROSE

CO-FOUNDER &
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Robert’s engineering experience spans aerospace, self-driving cars, robotics, gaming and consumer products. Prior to co-founding Reliable Robotics, he was the Director of Flight Software at SpaceX where he led the development of the onboard flight software for the Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon spacecraft, resulting in the first commercial mission to the International Space Station. At Tesla, as Senior Director of Autopilot, Robert brought to market the first consumer automobile with fully unassisted self-driving capability. At X (Google’s skunkworks division), Robert led a team bringing advanced machine perception and manipulation technologies to large vehicles. Earlier in his career, he developed three Game of the Year award-winning titles as a Game Engine Programmer at Sony PlayStation. Robert holds a B.S. in Computer Science, a B.S. in Computer Engineering, and an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oregon State University.

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JUERG FREFEL

CO-FOUNDER &
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Juerg has extensive engineering and leadership experience designing and building safety critical systems primarily in aerospace. Prior to co-founding Reliable Robotics, Juerg led the Compute and Avionics Platforms Development team at SpaceX. He led a team of engineers and designers building the core avionics systems that powered the Falcon 9 and Dragon spacecraft. His work on the Crew Dragon vehicle was vital to bringing U.S. astronauts back to the International Space Station. At Aveox Inc., he developed power electronics and embedded systems controllers for commercial aircraft including the Boeing 787 and Airbus A380. He also designed and built multiple highly reliable and efficient platforms for applications in industrial automation, surgical devices and unmanned military systems. Juerg earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a Specialization in Software Engineering and Embedded Systems from Winterthur Polytechnic School of Engineering in Switzerland. Prior to that, he completed an Electronics apprenticeship from MSW Winterthur.

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MYLES GOELLER

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER

Myles has spent his career driving strategic business, new market development, operational and investment opportunities in the aviation, aerospace and logistics industries. Previously, he led Accenture’s Travel and Hospitality Practice as Managing Director through the acquisition of Seabury Consulting. As part of the core team at Seabury, Myles built the leading specialized aviation and aerospace advisory business in the world, and spent a decade in Hong Kong establishing the Asia Pacific practice. Seabury worked with leading airlines, OEMs, integrators, airports, cargo and logistics companies, MROs, and governments around the world on strategy, turnarounds, acquisitions, financing and operational improvements. Myles holds a BCom degree with Honors in Management Information Systems and Accounting at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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DR. DAVID O’BRIEN

DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS

David’s multi-industry career and operational leadership experience extends over 38 years across the military, government and private enterprise including aerospace, software and information technology, global e-commerce, manufacturing and operations. He served in the US Air Force as the Director of Acquisition Venture Strategy and Initiatives where he pioneered multi-domain commercial strategies, and connected the Air Force with innovative providers and global venture equity investors. As a Major General, he received the Distinguished Service Medal and the Defense Superior Service Medal. In his commercial industry roles, he has negotiated strategic deals for Lockheed Martin, Sun Microsystems and the Oracle Corporation, resulting in greater shareholder value and enterprise success. David holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Business and Organizational Leadership from Regent University, a MBA from Golden Gate University, a MS in Procurement and Acquisition Management Law from Northrop University, and a BS in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire.

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HISTORY

JULY 2017

Reliable Robotics founded

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DECEMBER 2017

Cessna 172 arrives, modifications begin

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FEBRUARY 2018

First flight of Cessna 172 with automation equipment installed

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DECEMBER 2018

First fully automated gate-to-gate remotely operated flight

SEPTEMBER 2019

Cessna 172 flies without pilot onboard

JUNE 2020

First Cessna 208 flight test

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JUNE 2020

First Cessna 208 automated landing

FEBRUARY 2021

First Cessna 208 gate-to-gate operation

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FEBRUARY 2021

First Cessna 208 remotely piloted from control center

OUR HISTORY

JULY 2017

Reliable Robotics founded

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DECEMBER 2017

Cessna 172 arrives, modifications begin​

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FEBRUARY 2018

First flight of Cessna 172 with automation equipment installed​

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DECEMBER 2018

First fully automated gate-to-gate remotely operated flight

Cessna 172 flies without pilot onboard

JUNE 2020

First Cessna 208 flight test

2020-07-15_ReliableRobotics_Flight208-7_0108_LRG

First Cessna 208 automated landing

First Cessna 208 gate-to-gate operation

First Cessna 208 remotely piloted from control center