Flight Testing

  • NEC Corporation eVTOL flying car testbed.

    NEC eVTOL Testbed

    eVTOL TestbedNEC CorporationAbiko, Chiba Prefecture, Japanwww.nec.com

    NEC Corporation has developed an electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) testbed aircraft to help development autonomous management systems for eVTOL aircraft. NEC stated that the much larger eVTOL aircraft fly...

  • WatFly Atlas eVTOL aircraft, University of Waterloo, Canada.

    WatFly Atlas

    Atlas WatFlyUniversity of WaterlooWaterloo, Ontario, Canadawww.watfly.ca

    WatFly is a student design team at the University of Waterloo (Canada) and is making a one (1) passenger autonomous long-duration electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft called the Atlas, is designed for...

  • 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 S8NEO Aeronautics Singaporewww.neo-aeronautics.com

    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...

  • DragonAir Airboard 1 & 2

    Airboard 1 & 2
    DragonAir
    Panama City Beach, Florida, USA

    DragonAir’s Airboard 1 is a one person electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) hoverbike that is part of the GoFly competition. The team includes Jeff Elkins who is the creator and designer, and began working on his eVTOL aircraft in 2015. Mariah Cain is the co-designer, pilot and project manager. Ray...

  • 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

    HexaLIFT Aircraft Inc.Austin, Texas, USAwww.liftaircraft

    Austin, Texas-based LIFT Aircraft started their project in Oct. 2017 in Budapest, revealed itself on Dec. 11, 2018 to the public through social media and news articles, and made its first public appearance at the SXSW (South By Southwest) 2019...

  • 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...