Enlightenment Capital announced that it has made an investment in Aurora Flight Sciences, a provider of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and technologies for military and commercial clients. Aurora will use the investment to expand the company’s development and manufacturing scale. Some recent wins for Aurora include an $89 million DARPA contract to build a demo aircraft for the agency’s VOTL x-plane and contracts with NASA and the FAA to develop an ultra-efficient future commercial aircraft design know as D8.
Deal terms were not disclosed. G2 Securities advised Aurora on the transaction.
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