Hornisse Type 2B
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Chofu, Tokyo, Japan

Masashi Harada of JAXA created a small-scale working prototype of a ducted fan eVTOL aircraft and is examining the feasibility of two-seater manned aircraft.

The small-scale test aircraft, designated the Hornisse (“Hornet”) Type 2B, is 1.98 m (87 inches) in wingspan, 2.3 m (90.6 inches) long and 49 cm (19.3 inches) high.

JAXAs concept of a manned eVTOL aircraft



JAXAVectored ThrustScaled Prototype2 PassengersElectric/Batteries, Piloted