Hover Bikes/Devices

  • 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...

  • 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.

    The A1 has a length of 3 m and a width of 2 m, weighing 52 kg and supporting a 152 kg payload. The hybrid drive powers two forward and one aft electric motors for...

  • Electric Jet Aircraft EJ-1S eVTOL jetpack flight test 2019, USA.

    Electric Jet Aircraft EJ-1S

    EJ-1SElectric Jet AircraftAnderson, Indiana, USAwww.electricjetaircraft.com

    Electric Jet Aircraft was founded by Pete Bitar in June 2018 and his company focus is creating small electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft which are safe and easy to fly and have no emissions. Bitar has been...

  • NASA Puffin

    Puffin
    NASA
    Hampton, Virginia, USA
    www.nasa.gov

    NASA’s Puffin is an electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) tail-sitting personal flying device.

    The Puffin stands 3.7 m tall (or long in flight mode) with a wingspan of 4.4 m. Near the wingtips are 60 hp electric motors for two 2.2 m propellers. It is a “tail-sitter” and the four point landing gear contract...

  • 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....

  • Hero Flyer Hovering

    Hero Flyer (Defunct)

    Hero Flyer
    Kingman, Arizona
    www.heroflyer.com

    The Hero Flyer is a 16-rotor flying platform that is set-up with eight arms each with two propellers. The device folds up for easy transportation, and is modular by design. This means that if one motor or battery fails, the device can still safely land. All of the wiring between motors occurs within the aluminum frame, leading...

  • 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 2Trek AerospaceFolsom, California, USAwww.trekaero.com

    FlyKart 2 is a single-seat, open-cockpit, 10-rotor, ducted fan, electrically-powered, eVTOL (all-electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) aircraft. Trek Aerospace has entered the GoFly Prize competition, more on this below.

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  • A Render of Texas A&M Harmony

    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. To date, they have no website. They submitted their Vertical Take-Off and Landing rotorcraft to the GoFly Prize competition.

    The GoFly Prize was started in September 2017...