GoFly

  • Talaria Hermes I

    Hermes I

    AeroDelft

    Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

    www.talaria.aero

    The Hermes I is a one...

  • Electric Jet EJ-1

    EJ-1
    Electric Jet Aircraft
    Anderson, Indiana, USA
    www.electricjetaircraft.com/

    The EJ-1 was a submission for Boeing's GoFly prize, which built off of 11 years of development by Electric Jet Aircraft on a gas-powered Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) concept.

    The jetpack has a base weight of 31 kg. With a thrust of 178 kg it can lift a pilot of up to 131 kg (300 lbs) for 2-14 minutes depending on their...

  • GoFly Enters Phase II

    GoFly Enters Phase II

    By Kenneth I. Swartz

    Vertiflite, July/August 2018

    The goal of the GoFly Prize is to foster the development of safe, quiet, ultra-compact, near-VTOL personal flying devices capable of flying twenty miles while carrying a single person. Here’s the story so far, nine months into the two-year competition.

    On June 14, the GoFly Prize...

  • The preliminary design for the Mamba

    University of Kansas Mamba

    Mamba 
    University of Kansas
    Lawrence, Kansas, USA

    The Mamba is a hexcopter emphasizing safety, certifiability, and performance. Shrouded rotors and a tilting empennage are incorporated. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

     

    Resources:

    • Search eVTOL.news posts
    • News Release: GoFly Winners, GoFly, June 14, 2018
    • Article: Boeing’s $2 Million...
  • Trek Aerospace FlyKart 2

    FlyKart 2
    Trek Aerospace
    Folsom, California USA
    www.trekaero.com/

    FlyKart 2 is a single-seat, open-cockpit, 10-rotor, ducted fan, electrically-powered, VTOL aircraft. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

    Specs: Width: 2 m, Length: 1.95 m, Height: 1.2 m, Max Speed: 102 km/h, Cruise Speed: 83 km/h, Cruise Endurance: 30+ mins, Battery Pack: 9.6 kWh, Safety Features: Redundant propulsion/battery/auto-pilot, screened propellers,...

  • Texas A&M University Harmony

    Harmony 
    Texas A&M University
    College Station, Texas, USA

    Harmony is a high-TRL compact rotorcraft designed to minimize noise and maximize efficiency, safety, reliability, and flight experience. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

    Resources:

    • Search eVTOL.news posts
    • News Release: GoFly Winners, GoFly, June 14, 2018
    • Article: Boeing’s $2 Million...
  • A preliminary design of the teTra 3

    teTra 3

    teTra 3
    teTra
    Japan
    www.tetra-gofly.com/

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  • A mock-up of the Scoop Pegasus 1

    Scoop Pegasus 1

    Pegasus 1
    Scoop
    United States of America

    The Pegasus 1 is a Y6 tilt-rotor consisting of two forward and one aft diaxial propellers, small wings,and a hybrid powertrain with a cruise speed of 130 km/h. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

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  • A mock-up of the Silverwing S1

    Silverwing S1

    S1
    Silverwing
    Delft, Netherlands
    www.flysilverwing.com/

    The Silverwing S1 is an all electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) hoverbike and a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

     

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  • A top view of the Blue Sparrow

    Penn State University Blue Sparrow

    Blue Sparrow
    Penn State University
    Centre City, Pennsylvania, USA

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