Lift + Cruise

  • Zuri hybrid-electric VTOL over forest Czech Republic - April 2019


    ZuriZuri SEPrague, Czech

    In 2017, Czech entrepreneur Michal Illich began his start-up company and conceptualized an aircraft with wings using VTOL (Vertical Take-off and Landing) technology for take off and landing and a propellor for forward flight. As of April 2019, they are...

  • AutoflightX V600 sideview by Ian Frain 11 April 2019

    AutoFlightX V600

    V600AutoFlightX GmbHGilching,

    AutoFlightX was founded in February of 2018 by CEO Tian Yu (formerly Yuneec International Electric Aviation) and AutoFlightX is dedicated to the development, production, sales and operation of electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles...

  • Macchina Volantis Flying Car

    Flying Car
    Macchina Volantis
    Melbourne, Australia

    The Macchina Volantis flying car will be a hybrid Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) vehicle with a folding wing that would navigate roads and the air.

    The flying car has a large upper wing and smaller lower wing unfold for flight and retract for ground driving. It will be constructed of a...

  • Ascendance Flight Technologies Atea

    Ascendance Flight Technologies
    Paris, France

    Ascendance Flight Technologies’ Atea is a gas hybrid Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) lift and cruise vehicle. The Atea will be piloted, carrying two to four people. Its speed will reach 93 mph (150 km/h) with a range of 124 miles (200 km).

    Ascendance plans to market the Atea as an air taxi,...

  • Gestalt Aeronauticals VTOL

    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...

  • PFV Personal Flying Vehicle #1

    Personal Flying Vehicle #1
    PFV Technologies Inc.
    Hurleyville, NY, USA

    The Personal Flying Vehicle #1 is a hybrid electric lift + cruise Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) flying car.

    The PVF #1 has a lifting/gliding body configuration with a high stabilized in the rear. There is a quad of independently controlled hybrid electric forward and aft...

  • BAT600 side view

    AutoFlightX BAT600 (defunct)

    BAT600 (defunct)
    AutoFlightX GmbH
    Gilching, Germany

    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...

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    Hi-Lite Lynx-us

    Hi-Lite Aircraft LLC
    Bannister, Michigan, USA

    The Hi-Lite Lynx-us was designed to fit the U.S. military's Future Vertical Lift needs, as its "Integrated Power Package" can be applied to all different models of the Lynx-us platform. The Lynx-us can be scaled up or down, depending on if the needs are civilian, emergency, or military. In 2018,...

  • Aergility ATLIS

    Aergility ATLIS

    Dunnellon, Florida, USA

    The Aergility ATLIS will be an autonomous hybrid electric/gas powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle intended for long range cargo delivery into difficult to access or dangerous areas.

    The ATLIS will fly autonomously utilizing motors (tentatively the Hirth 3502/3) powering eight “Managed Autogyration” vertical propellers for...

  • Terrafugia TF-2 Lift + Push

    Terrafugia TF-2 Lift + Push

    TF-2 Lift + Push
    Woburn, Massachusetts, USA

    The TF-2 Lift + Push is a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft which will transport exchangeable passenger and cargo pods that become the underside of its fuselage.

    The Lift + Push has a fixed wing with four vertical propellers, two forward of the wings and two...