Autonomous

  • Voyzon Aerospace e-VOTO

    e-VOTO

    Voyzon Aerospace

    Bangalore, India

    www.evoto.in

     

    The Voyzon Aerospace E-VOTO is an all-electric vectored thrust Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicle.

    The E-VOTO has eight tilting propellers using a distributed electric propulsion system. Its fixed overhead gull wings make it 8 m wide and 4 m long. Its gross weight without passengers is 500 kg. It includes a parachute and airbags. The vehicle can be flown autonomously or semi-autonomously. It carries two...

  • LIFT Hexa

    Hexa

    LIFT Aircraft

    Austin, Texas

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  • Kronstadt Air Taxi

    Air Taxi
    Kronstadt Technologies
    Saint-Petersburg, Russia
    www.iala-aism.org/organisation/kronshtadt-technologies-jsc

     

    The Kronstadt Air Taxi or City Taxi is a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL), vector thrust, fixed wing vehicle with tilt propellers to be used for short term urban mobility travel.

    The Air Taxi uses an all-composite air-frame with fixed wings forward and two large fuselage mounted tilt propellers aft. A complex configured stabilizer...

  • Vertical Aerospace

    Proof of Concept
    Vertical Aerospace
    Bristol, England
    www.vertical-aerospace.com

    On Sept. 10, the Bristol, UK-based startup, Vertical Aerospace, Ltd., announced it had built and flown the UK's first full-scale fully-electric VTOL aircraft. Its unmanned technology demonstrator aircraft weighs 1,650 lb (750 kg) and first flew in June 2018 at Cotswold Airport in Kemble, Gloucestershire — about 100 miles (160 km) west of London. As of the unveiling, the aircraft had flown...

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    NFT eVTOL

    (unnamed)
    NFT Inc.
    Mountain View, California, USA
    www.nxtft.com

    NFT Inc. is currently in development of a zero-emission roadable eVTOL capable of landing in major cities. The vehicle will have a driving range of 62 miles (100 km) or a flying range of 310 miles (500 km), or combination of flying and driving at lesser ranges. The compact design allows the vehicle to fit in a standard automobile parking space.

    The vehicle will have two variations: a two-seater and a four-seater. The...

  • SkyRider SuvA simulation

    Axix SkyRider SuvA

    SkyRider SuvA
    Axix GP, LLC
    www.axixgp.com/

    The Axix SkyRider SuvA is an autonomous, quad-rotor eVTOL device. It is designed for corporate commute, and will be sold and leased to transportation companies. The top speed of the SkyRider SuvA is 350 mph (563.27 kmh). It will be powered by a Kawasaki Mule engine/CVT and four, quick-charge Tesla Model S induction motors.

    The frame is composed of carbon fiber and aluminum to ensure a lightweight empty weight. Cabin...

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    Vision VTOL

    Vision VTOL
    The Waters Trust
    www.visionvtol.weebly.com

    The Vision VTOL is a tiltrotor eVTOL designed by The Waters Trust. Currently, this eVTOL is intended to come in two versions: a one-seater and a two-seater. The design is intended to be scalable, so future versions could range from a UAV to a six-seater.

    The range of the Vision VTOL is intended to be four hours, due to its usage of high-tech lithium-polymer batteries. The company is currently looking for funding,...

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    AutoFlightX BAT600

    BAT600
    AutoFlightX
    Gilching, Germany
    www.autoflightx.com

    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 ordered as completely battery powered or as hybrid electric. The aircraft has four lifting propellers, as well as...

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    Joby Lotus (defunct)

    Lotus
    Joby Aviation
    Santa Cruz, California, USA
    www.JobyAviation.com

    The Joby Aviation Lotus was designed in partnership with NASA to be demonstrate that a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft would be able to achieve a 24-hour flight endurance. It was a scaled demonstrator and received the 2018 Vertical Flight Society's Paul E. Haueter Award.

    The Lotus was a vectored thrust tricopter with a fixed wing and three propellers. The twin blade wing-tip...