Arrow is a decentralized community building open source vertical-takeoff aircraft and a rideshare protocol that will bring point to point air travel to everyone.
Shared ownership and open source hardware development allow us to become the largest and smartest global team of builders.
We have many roles for contributors in our friendly Discord
Arrow is a pioneering a new organizational model to create technology that will dramatically improve our transportation infrastructure.
Arrow is primarily focused on the development and scaled production of the aircraft hardware that will allow us to safely and affordably travel directly between landing sites.
We're focused exclusively on sustainable energy sources so that we can scale air transportation without creating additional financial or environmental cost.
Users will primarily interface with Arrow aircraft through our rideshare protocol. This will be a network that connects operators of approved aircraft, landing zone and recharging/fueling providers, and people looking to travel.
In time, this network will grow to provide global coverage. For each flight operated on our network, a small commission will be returned to the Arrow treasury so we can reinvest in growth.
All of the financial and business logic for Arrow lives on the Ethereum blockchain. This lets us easily send our own governance token, along with cash, to all of our contributors worldwide.
Unlike a traditional startup, we don't have large allocations to founders and early investors. Instead, the people that actually build Arrow are the ones that control it.
Arrow will be pioneering some of the techniques for hardware engineering with a global team.
Hardware is difficult to build at scale, and advanced design requires a large team of people all aligned on a common goal.
Arrow's open source nature and community ownership will allow us to assemble the passionate community of builders required to change the world.
Arrow is bringing the engineering ethos of web3 to the hardware space. Instead of closely guarding trade secrets, we'll be building entirely in public with all of our work open source.
Using this model, we will build a global community of people working towards our shared vision and have a larger "brain trust" than any company building in secret could have.
We believe that the future of hardware engineering is open source, collaborative, and community owned.
Building in public allows anyone in the world to contribute their ideas to Arrow without having to go through an interview and hiring process. This means that good ideas are always rewarded, no matter who or where you are.
Recent advancements in engineering design tools allow for most of the design and iteration process to take place in the digital realm.
At Arrow, we can collaborate digitally to design our aircraft and a highly automated manufacturing process to build it. We'll need a much smaller team on the ground to complete the assembly.
Instead of a traditional corporate structure, Arrow's business logic lives on the blockchain. This allows us to coordinate more efficiently and pay people globally with ease.
Contributors aren't required to work full time - they can easily change their time commitment or adopt specific bounties that fit their skills.
All contributors receive ARROW token along with their normal compensation. The token governs over our treasury and enables voting over major decisions for the organization.
This means that Arrow is directed democratically by the collective wisdom of all the people that help to build it.
We're starting our journey with Project Spearhead, our demonstrator aircraft. After that, we'll be working towards real-world cargo operations where we'll improve safety and logistics as we develop our passenger vehicle.
Arrow's success depends on a talented and dedicated team coming together to build our shared vision. If you're interested in building the future of transportation, come join us and meet the community. There's plenty of work (and fun) to go around.
Discord is the main hub for our organizational coordination. We have various roles for people with different interests and abilities.
We're a friendly bunch aiming to establish a community of passionate VTOL builders. We want to change the future of transportation together.
See something that you can contribute to? After introducing yourself, immerse yourself in projects and tasks you feel an affinity with. We rely on people like you to solve problems and push us closer to our vision.