Hover Bikes/Devices

  • Bell Nexus at CES 2019.

    eVTOL Captures the Attention of CES

    eVTOL Captures the Attention of CES
    Electric VTOL and urban air mobility developers are reaching out to the consumer
    to create demand and prepare the way for public acceptance.

    By Jim Sherman
    Vertiflite Mar/Apr 2019

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES),...

  • 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 the 1950s...

  • 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 motors as the company’s EJ-1 jet pack. The cycle has four duct fans providing a combined 784 lb (356 kg) of...

  • DragonAir Airboard 1 & 2

    Airboard 1 & 2
    DragonAir
    Panama City Beach, Florida, USA

    DragonAir’s Airboard 1 is a one person electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) hoverbike that is part of the GoFly competition. The team includes Jeff Elkins who is the creator and designer, and began working on his eVTOL aircraft in 2015. Mariah Cain is the co-designer, pilot and project manager. Ray...

  • X-Aero X-Craft

    X-Craft
    X-Aero
    Melbourne, Australia
    www.x-aero.com.au

    The X-Aero X Craft is a one person hoverbike that is part of the GoFly competition.

    The X-Craft has an open cockpit. It uses six electric motors. On either side are forward and aft pusher...

  • EosFlight

    Unnamed
    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 to represent...

  • Jetson Aero Speeder

    Speeder
    Jetson Aero
    Poznan, Poland

    The Jetson Speeder is a one-man piloted electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) hoverbike that has carried out manned test flights, first in Tuscany, Italy, and then in Poznan, Poland. The company was founded in October 2017.

    The Speeder is a proof of concept construct with an aluminum frame and eight 18 hp (13.4 kW) electric...

  • ElectraFly ElectraFlyer

    ElectraFlyer
    ElectraFly
    Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.
    www.electrafly.com

    ElectraFly’s ElectraFlyer is a single person hybrid electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) multicopter that will be used as a hover or personal flying device.

    The ElecraFlyer has four horizontal electrically powered propellers above the passenger’s head. They do not have enough vertical...

  • Talaria Hermes I

    Hermes I
    AeroDelft
    Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
    www.talaria.aero

    The Hermes I is a one passenger co-axial Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) vehicle being developed by Delft University.

    The Hermes I will use co-axial vertical composite propellers for lift. While cruising and landing these rotors will be in a “controlled auto-gyro” mode (which can...

  • Horus Hoverbike

    Hoverbike
    Horus Hoverbike
    Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
    www.horushoverbike.com

    The Horus Hoverbike is a prototype gasoline powered two rotor flying motorcycle-like sports bike being developed for a single passenger.

    The vehicle employs a single two 4 stroke 112 kW Yamaha Apex 4-Stroke / 998cc engine powering forward and rear 1.6 m rotors set 2.7 m apart and capable of...