GoFly

  • The preliminary design for the Mamba

    University of Kansas Mamba

    Mamba 
    University of Kansas
    Lawrence, Kansas, USA

    The Mamba is a hexcopter emphasizing safety, certifiability, and performance. Shrouded rotors and a tilting empennage are incorporated. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

    Resources:

    • Search eVTOL.news posts
    • News Release: GoFly Winners, GoFly, June 14, 2018
    • Article: Boeing’s $2 Million Challenge to...
  • Trek Aerospace FlyKart 2

    FlyKart 2
    Trek Aerospace
    Folsom, California USA
    www.trekaero.com/

    FlyKart 2 is a single-seat, open-cockpit, 10-rotor, ducted fan, electrically-powered, VTOL aircraft. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

    Specs: Width: 6'7", Length: 6'5", Height: 3'11", Max Speed: 55 kts, Cruise Speed: 45 kts, Cruise Endurance: 30+ mins, Battery Pack: 9.6 kWh, Safety Features: Redundant propulsion/battery/auto-pilot, screened propellers,...

  • A Render of Texas A&M Harmony

    Texas A&M University Harmony

    Harmony 
    Texas A&M University
    College Station, Texas, USA

    Harmony is a high-TRL compact rotorcraft designed to minimize noise and maximize efficiency, safety, reliability, and flight experience. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

    Resources:

    • Search eVTOL.news posts
    • News Release: GoFly Winners, GoFly, June 14, 2018
    • Article: Boeing’s $2 Million...
  • A preliminary design of the teTra 3

    teTra 3

    teTra 3
    teTra
    Japan

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  • A mock-up of the Scoop Pegasus 1

    Scoop Pegasus 1

    Pegasus 1
    Scoop
    United States of America

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  • A mock-up of the Silverwing S1

    Silverwing S1

    S1
    Silverwing
    Delft, Netherlands
    www.flysilverwing.com/

    This device is a canard-wing configuration around a person in motorcycle-like orientation powered by two electric motors with ducted rotors. The aircraft makes a 90-degree transition from vertical take-off to horizontal cruise flight. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

    Resources:

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  • A top view of the Blue Sparrow

    Penn State University Blue Sparrow

    Blue Sparrow
    Penn State University
    Centre City, Pennsylvania, USA

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  • Leap Vantage

    Vantage
    Leap
    United Kingdom

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  • A top view of the proposed HummingBuzz

    Georgia Tech HummingBuzz

    HummingBuzz 
    Georgia Tech
    Atlanta, Georgia, USA

    HummingBuzz utilizes the fully electric, ducted coaxial rotor configuration, with the fuselage on top, in the shape of a motorcycle. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition.

    Resources:

    • Search eVTOL.news posts
    • News Release: GoFly Winners, GoFly, June 14, 2018
    • Article: Boeing’s $2 Million Challenge to Make the...
  • An artist rendering of the Aviabike

    Aeroxo LV ERA Aviabike

    ERA Aviabike
    Aeroxo LV (Latvia)
    Moscow, Russia (main offices)
    http://aeroxo.ru/

    The Aeroxo ERA Aviabike is a tilt-rotor aerial vehicle type that combines the VTOL capabilities of a helicopter with the range and speed of a fixed-wing aircraft. On June 14, 2018, it was selected as a Phase 1 winner of the GoFly competition. In an interview with Fast Company, Aeroxo head Vladimir Spinko said: “Many people are afraid of flying, but bikers are not afraid of anything, so...