Zee Aero

Zee Aero
Mountain View, California, USA

Zee Aero has been hovering (unmanned) its full-scale e-VTOL aircraft at Hollister Municipal Airport in California. Steve Eggleston at DK Turbines spotted the aircraft being towed out to the runway. (Steve Eggleston, used with permission)

Surreptitious photos show a multicopter concept similar to patent applications filed since 2010. The company is privately funded by Google billionaire Larry Page.

Patent 9,242,738 (granted Jan. 2016) illustrates a high-mounted series of vertically mounted electric propellers.