• DeLorean DR-7 rear view

    DeLorean unveils DR-7 VTOL

    On June 8, 2017, Paul DeLorean, CEO and chief designer at DeLorean Aerospace, unveiled a concept video and illustrations of the two-seat DR-7 electric VTOL.

    According to DeLorean, the DR-7 is designed to be a personal commuter aircraft that would have a much broader market appeal than conventional planes and helicopters, due to its high-speed efficiency, VTOL function and autonomous control system. “With a compact footprint and minimized proximity hazard of enclosed rotors, it...

  • DeLorean Aerospace DR-7

    DeLorean Aerospace
    Laguna Beach, California, USA

    Paul DeLorean, the CEO and chief designer at DeLorean Aerospace (and nephew of US automotive legend, John DeLorean), filed a patent in 2012. The current DR-7 is a tandem-seat aircraft with ducted fans fore and aft along the aircraft centerline.

    The company is currently flying a 1/3 scale model of the design, and is looking for investors for the development of its full-scale...