Operating at the Intersection of Technology and Robotic Aviation

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, specializes in creating advanced aircraft through the development of versatile and intuitive autonomous systems, in addition to advanced composite manufacturing. We leverage the power of autonomy to make piloted and unpiloted flight safer and more efficient.


Aurora was founded in Virginia


patents issued


unique aircraft and integrated systems flown

From Vision to Mission

Our experimental aircraft allow us to study enabling technologies, certification processes, and regulatory requirements that will lead to safe, sustainable autonomous flight. From technology maturation to the integration of air vehicles into the airspace, Aurora’s experience will continue to pay dividends as we advance the future of mobility.

Full-Service Solutions: Dream It, Build It, Ship It

Here at Aurora, we empower innovation and exploration. We’re committed to developing and building inspiring products and systems to shape the future of mobility. Upon delivery, we continue to serve our customers with training and additional support to optimize their operations.


Per Beith
President & CEO
Clint Church
Chief Engineer
Carrie Haase
Chief Pilot
Tom Clancy
Chief Technology Officer
Christopher “Kit” Decker
Chief Financial Officer
Sharon Roberts
Chief of Contracts & Export Control
Ashley McElwain
Chief Human Resources Officer
Larry Wirsing
Vice President, Commercial Programs
Graham Drozeski
Vice President, Government Programs
Luke Colville
Vice President, Aerosystems
Mike Caimona
Chief Customer Officer
John Tylko
Chief Innovation Officer
Eric Thompson
Vice President, Manufacturing


Headquartered in Manassas, Virginia for integration and test operations, Aurora operates production plants in Bridgeport, West Virginia and Columbus, Mississippi. We have Research and Development Centers in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dayton, Ohio, and Menlo Park, California. Our subsidiary, Aurora Swiss Aerospace, is located in Luzern, Switzerland.

Manassas, Virginia

Aurora Headquarters

Bridgeport, West Virginia

Columbus, Mississippi

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Luzern, Switzerland

Aurora Swiss Aerospace

Satellite sites

Menlo Park, Calif.

Beavercreek, Ohio