Flight Testing

  • PAL-V Personal Air and Land Vehicle Liberty Model car gyrocopter, The Netherlands 2019.

    PAL-V International Liberty

    PAL- V Liberty Pioneer and PAL-V Liberty SportPAL-V International B.V.Raamsdonksveer, North Brabant, The Netherlandswww.pal-v.com

    The initial idea for the a Personal Air and Land Vehicle (PAL-V) happened when the Co-Founder John Bakker started flying in 1999. Then in 2008 the company PAL-V (Personal...

  • Neo Aeronautics Crimson S8 VTOL Singapore April 2019

    Neo Aeronautics Crimson S8

    Crimson S8 NEO Aeronautics Singapore (No website)

    NEO Aeronautics, founded by Neo Kok Beng, is a innovation-driven technology company with a vision to empower individuals and communities for personal urban mobility. The company invested just over $145,000.00 USD into the development of the Crimson...

  • DragonAir Airboard 1 & 2

    Airboard 1 & 2
    DragonAir
    Panama City Beach, Florida

    DragonAir’s Airboard 1 is a one person electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) hoverbike that is part of the GoFly competition.

    Airboard 1 has eight sets of vertical tractor and pusher propellers in an open number sign (#) configuration. There are eight long landing skis. The pilot stands and has two...

  • 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...

  • Beta Technologies Ava XC

    Ava XC
    Beta Technologies, Inc.
    South Burlington, Vermont, USA
    www.beta.team

    Beta Technologies, founded by entrepreneur Kyle Clark, is developing an eVTOL aircraft; the technology demonstrator is dubbed the "Ava XC." The company is one of several electric VTOL companies receiving funding from Martine Rothblatt's United Therapeutics.

    Although eVTOL.news had reported...

  • 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...

  • LIFT Hexa

    Hexa

    LIFT Aircraft Inc.

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  • Vertical Aerospace

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

    On Sept. 10, 2018, the Bristol, UK-based startup, Vertical Aerospace, Ltd., announced it had built and flown the UK's first full-scale fully-electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft. Its unmanned technology demonstrator aircraft weighs 1,650 lb (750 kg) and first flew June...

  • NUS Snowstorm

    Snowstorm
    National University of Singapore
    Queenstown, Singapore
    www.eng.nus.edu.sg

    The Snowstorm is an electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) multirotor created by a team of eight engineering students at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

    The Snowstorm is composed of a hexagonal is built of anodized aluminum frame, carbon fiber plates, Kevlar ropes,...

  • Volocopter VC1 In Flight

    Volocopter VC1/VC2 (defunct prototypes)

    VC1/VC2
    Volocopter GmbH (originally e-volo GmbH until July 2017)
    Karlsruhe, Germany
    www.volocopter.com

    The Volocopter VC1 utilized sixteen individual rotors for up to 20 minutes of flight. The multicopter weighs 80 kg (176.4 lb) and has a 5 m by 5 m profile (16.4 ft by 16.4 ft).

    e-volo co-founder Thomas Senkel was the primary designer, inventor and builder of the...