GoFly

  • FanFlyer, Inc. FanFlyer

    FanFlyer
    FanFlyer, Inc.
    Flagstaff, AZ, USA
    www.fanflyer.aero

     

    FanFlyer Inc.’s vehicle of the same name is a gas-hybrid Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) hoverbike that is a contender in the GoFly competition.

    The vehicle’s gas powered motors drive four ducted fans around an open cockpit seat. The design is derived from ducted fan data accumulated in...

  • Electric Jet Aircraft VertiCycle

    VertiCycle
    Electric Jet Aircraft
    Anderson, IN, USA
    www.electricjetaircraft.com

    Electric Jet Aircraft’s VertiCycle is a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) hoverbike and a competitor in the GoFly competition.

    The VertiCycle appears to use the same lift...

  • DragonAir Airboard 1

    Airboard 1
    DragonAir
    Panama City Beach, Florida

     

    DragonAir’s Airboard 1 is a one person electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) hoverbike that is part of the GoFly competition.

    Airboard 1 has eight sets of vertical tractor and pusher propellers in an open number sign (#) configuration. There are eight long landing skis. The pilot stands and has two...

  • X-Aero X-Craft

    X-Craft

    X-Aero

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  • EosFlight

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    EosFlight
    London, U.K.
    www.eosflight.com

     

    EosFlight is working on a vehicle and has been included in the Boeing GoFly competition.

    There is little information of EosFlight. One image suggests a fixed wing aircraft with twin tractor-pushed props inside a wing/stabilizer assembly.

    Eos was the goddess of the dawn and EosFlight says it chose its name...

  • Electric Jet Aircraft 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...

  • GoFly

    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....

  • 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.

     

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  • 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,...