hybrid-electric VTOL

  • Skai rollout pic

    Alaka’i Technologies Skai

    SkaiAlaka'i TechnologiesHopkinton, Massachusetts, USAwww.skai.co

    Alaka’i Technologies is an emerging air mobility design and manufacturing company founded by Brian Morrison. The executive team has decades of aerospace development including NASA, Raytheon, Beech Aircraft, McDonnell Douglas, Hughes...

  • NASA Greased Lightening (GL-10) hovering, Virginia, USA.

    NASA Greased Lightning (defunct)

    Greased Lightning (GL-10)NASA LangleyHampton, Virginia, USAwww.nasa.gov/langley

    In 2015, NASA Langley researchers completed a carbon fiber hybrid-electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) drone prototype named Greased Lightning (or GL-10) and was successfully remotely piloted from a hover to...

  • Zuri hybrid-electric VTOL over forest Czech Republic - April 2019

    Zuri

    ZuriZuri SEPrague, Czech Republicwww.zuri.com

    In 2017, Czech entrepreneur Michal Illich began his start-up company and conceptualized an aircraft with wings using VTOL (Vertical Take-off and Landing) technology for take off and landing and a propellor for forward flight. As of April 2019, they are...

  • Gizio CellCraft G450 hybrid-electric VTOL concept aircraft from below.

    Gizio CellCraft G450 (concept aircraft)

    CellCraft 450GizioItalywww.gizio.it

    The CellCraft G450 hybrid-electric ducted fans VTOL concept aircraft is the creation of Gino d'Ignazio. Gino is a former helicopter pilot and designs a variety of hybrid-electric VTOL, helicopter and gyrocopter concept aircraft based partially on his helicopter...

  • G150 concept hybrid VTOL in flight.

    Gizio CellCraft G150 (concept aircraft)

    CellCraft G150GizioItalywww.gizio.it

    The CellCraft G150 hybrid-electric VTOL concept aircraft with ducted fans is the creation of Gino d'Ignazio. Gino is a former helicopter pilot and designs a variety of hybrid-VTOL, helicopter and gyrocopter concept aircraft based partially on his helicopter pilot...

  • EJ11 ElectroJet concept aircraft hybrid VTOL flying.

    Gizio EJ11 ElectroJet (concept aircraft)

    EJ11 ElectroJetGizioItalywww.gizio.it

    The EJ11 ElectroJet concept hybrid-electric VTOL aircraft is the creation of Gino d'Ignazio. Gino is a former helicopter pilot and designs his VTOL concept aircraft partially based on his helicopter pilot experience and experience in aviation, in general. He...

  • The full-scale mock-up of the Bell Nexus sparked the imagination of Heli-Expo attendees for the potential of eVTOL. (VFS photo)

    Bell Nexus Partners Connect

    Bell Nexus Partners Connect
    By Kenneth I. Swartz
    Vertiflite May/June 2019

    Bell and its partners talk about its Nexus eVTOL and the team’s approach to creating a revolutionary new type of aircraft.

    As its name suggests, the Bell Nexus hybrid-electric VTOL is all about making...

  • Gizio DDVL concept flying Italy

    Gizio DDRH and DDVL (concept aircraft)

    DDRH and DDVLGizioItalywww.gizio.it

    These concept hybrid-electric VTOL aircraft, the DDRH and the DDVL, are the creations of Gino d'Ignazio who appears to be based in Italy. He uses 3D-design software to create his 3D images of his hybrid VTOL aircraft. His interest to design electric/hybrid aircraft...

  • XTI Trifan 600 March 23, 2019.

    XTI TriFan 600 Nearly Complete

    Vertiflite May/June 2019

    Englewood, Colorado-based XTI Aircraft Company announced in a March 23 tweet that it was making progress with their 65%-scale hybrid-electric VTOL demonstrator: “Finalizing assembly and preparing for first flight … new motors arrive this week, fly soon after!!” In addition, the photo...