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  • Gestalt Aeronauticals VTOL

    (Unnamed)
    Gestalt Aeronauticals, Ltd.
    New York, NY USA

    Gestalt Aeronauticals is developing a low-wing electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) that is hydrogen-powered, eschewing the limitations of batteries. The company is currently in a low profile mode.

    Their vehicle resembles a swept-wing fighter jet with twin rudders and a high stabilizer. It has a pusher propeller between the rudders. There is a fixed duct electric fan close in on each wing; the aircraft...

  • ElectraFly ElectraFlyer

    ElectraFlyer

    ElectraFly

    Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.

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  • Talaria Hermes I

    Hermes I

    AeroDelft

    Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

    www.talaria.aero

    The Hermes I is a one...

  • SkyRider SuvA simulation

    Axix SkyRider SuvA (defunct)

    SkyRider SuvA
    Axix GP, LLC
    www.axixgp.com/

    The Axix SkyRider SuvA is an autonomous, quad-rotor eVTOL device. It is designed for corporate commute, and will be sold and leased to transportation companies. The top speed of the SkyRider SuvA is 350 mph (563.27 kmh). It will be powered by a Kawasaki Mule engine/CVT and four, quick-charge Tesla Model S induction motors.

    The frame is composed of carbon fiber and aluminum to ensure a lightweight empty weight. Cabin...

  • SureFly Flies Higher

    Workhorse Group has posted video of its SureFly hybrid-electric two-seat eVTOL conducting multiple free flights. In a video posted on YouTube on Aug. 6, 2018, entitled "SureFly 8-2-2018 Flight Test Reel", the aircraft is seen rising up on multiple hovers to a skid height of approximately 10-20 ft (3-6 m) for several seconds at a time, apparently at the Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    The company has also unveiled a new Workhorse Group logo and a separate...

  • BAT600 side view

    AutoFlightX BAT600

    BAT600
    AutoFlightX
    Gilching, Germany
    www.autoflightx.com

    AutoFlightX was founded in February of 2018 by Yu Tian, creator of Chinese drone company Yuneec International. The company hopes to have a flying prototype by the end of 2018.

    The BAT600 was designed by Yuneec in 2017, so it is unsure if AutoFlightX is developing this design or another. The BAT600 can either be ordered as completely battery powered or as hybrid electric. The aircraft has two forward and two rear coaxial...

  • Joby Lotus Featured Image

    Joby Lotus (defunct)

    Lotus
    Joby Aviation
    Santa Cruz, California, USA
    www.JobyAviation.com

    The Joby Aviation Lotus was designed in partnership with NASA to be demonstrate that a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft would be able to achieve a 24-hour flight endurance. It was a scaled demonstrator and received the 2018 Vertical Flight Society's Paul E. Haueter Award.

    The Lotus was a vectored thrust tricopter with a fixed wing and three propellers. The twin blade wing-tip...

  • Moller Skycar 200 mockup

    Moller Skycar M200

    Moller Skycar M200
    Moller International / Freedom Motors
    Dixon, CA, USA
    moller.com
    freedom-motors.com

    The Moller Skycar M200 was the first in a series of two, four and six passenger Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) commuter aircraft.

    The M200 had two rear tilting ducted engines and two inline fixed vertical engines forward of its passengers. It employed ethanol fueled Freedom Motor Rotapower® engines provided exclusively to Moller powering separate electric...

  • Assen A1 mockup

    Assen A1

    A1
    Assen Aeronautics
    Miami, Florida, USA
    www.assen.aero

    The Assen Aeronautics A1 flying hoverbike is a hybrid electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) personal flying device initially made for recreation and sports.

     

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