Hyper-Efficient Autonomous Air Transport

Reduce air transport costs for inter-island air freight by up to 63%.


Avol builds autonomous, electric aircraft to reduce air transport costs for logistics carriers. We provide a 3PL air transport service using proprietary autonomous electric aircraft to fly directly between distribution hubs, reducing costs and delays.


Nathan  Poon, PhD


Nate spent the past 10 years building mechanical and AI products sold to DHL, FedEx, UPS, and other logistics companies. He received his PhD in mechanical engineering from UC Berkeley, built/helped build 3 startups from the ground up (1 acquired, 3 still operating) in robotics and AI. His work has been awarded Top 200 EdTech startups globally, 3rd place at Amazon’s Global Startup Competition, and 1st place at the UC LAUNCH competition. He is the recipient of the 1st place National Occupational Research Agenda award, the Barack Obama President’s Volunteer Award, and Cal Alumni Leadership Award. 


Matthew Sargeant, PhD


Matthew spent the last 14 years building and advising industrial companies and startups. He received his PhD in Aeronautical Engineering from University of Cambridge, developing high-speed aerodynamics for SAX40, the revolutionary blended wing body design created for the Silent Aircraft Initiative, a joint Cambridge, MIT, and Boeing project. His consulting experience includes 6 years at McKinsey, 4 years as a Partner at Ogilvy Consulting and 2 years as a Partner at Genioo.