Lift + Cruise

  • Ascendance Flight Technologies Atea


    Ascendance Flight Technologies

    Paris, France


    Ascendance Flight Technologies’ Atea is a gas hybrid Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) lift and cruise vehicle.

    The Atea will be piloted, carrying two to four people. Its speed will reach 93 mph (150 km/h) with a range of 124 miles (200 km).

    Ascendance plans to market the Atea as an air taxi, rescue vehicle and for cargo.

    The company is currently at the subscale...

  • Gestalt Aeronauticals VTOL

    Gestalt Aeronauticals, Ltd.
    New York, NY USA

    Gestalt Aeronauticals is developing a low-wing electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) that is hydrogen-powered, eschewing the limitations of batteries. The company is currently in a low profile mode.

    Their vehicle resembles a swept-wing fighter jet with twin rudders and a high stabilizer. It has a pusher propeller between the rudders. There is a fixed duct electric fan close in on each wing; the aircraft...

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    AutoFlightX BAT600

    Gilching, Germany

    AutoFlightX was founded in February of 2018 by Yu Tian, creator of Chinese drone company Yuneec International. The company hopes to have a flying prototype by the end of 2018.

    The BAT600 was designed by Yuneec in 2017, so it is unsure if AutoFlightX is developing this design or another. The BAT600 can either be ordered as completely battery powered or as hybrid electric. The aircraft has two forward and two rear coaxial...

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    Hi-Lite Lynx-us

    Hi-Lite Aircraft LLC
    Bannister, Michigan, USA

    The Hi-Lite Lynx-us was designed to fit the U.S. military's Future Vertical Lift needs, as its "Integrated Power Package" can be applied to all different models of the Lynx-us platform. The Lynx-us can be scaled up or down, depending on if the needs are civilian, emergency, or military. In 2018, Hi-Lite submitted patents for the Leading Edge Articulating Propulsion (LEAP) and the Propulsor Thrust...

  • Aergility ATLIS

    Aergility ATLIS

    Dunnellon, Florida, USA

    The Aergility ATLIS will be an autonomous hybrid electric/gas powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle intended for long range cargo delivery into difficult to access or dangerous areas.

    The ATLIS will fly autonomously utilizing motors (tentatively the Hirth  3502/3) powering eight “Managed Autogyration” vertical propellers for take-off and landing, while a gas powered pusher prop propels it forward and the vertical propellers...

  • Terrafugia TF-2 Lift + Push

    Terrafugia TF-2 Lift + Push

    TF-2 Lift + Push
    Woburn, Massachusetts, USA

    The TF-2 Lift + Push is a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft which will transport exchangeable passenger and cargo pods that become the underside of its fuselage.

    The Lift + Push has a fixed wing with four vertical propellers, two forward of the wings and two aft on twin booms that become a duel rudder and high stabilizer configuration. A pusher-prop is at...

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    Ray VTOL Aircraft

    Ray VTOL Aircraft
    Ray Research AG
    Muttenz, Switzerland

    Ray Research AG is a Swiss-based engineering company, with an international team of engineers and scientists founded in 2009 and led by David Posva. It develops high tech solutions with a main focus on disruptive vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft.

    Its flagship development is the Ray VTOL Aircraft, a 5-seat, long range VIP VTOL aircraft: four passengers plus a single pilot. The...

  • AeroMobil 5.0

    AeroMobil 5.0
    Bratislava, Slovakia

    The AeroMobil 5.0 is a concept four seat flying car designed for door-to-door flying. Two electrically driven propellers situated on its wing-tips supply vertical take-off and cruise mode thrust.

    Based on the AeroMobil 3.0 and 4.0 models, the 5.0 is expected to employ a Rotax 912 four cylinder horizontally-opposed liquid and air-cooled piston aircraft engine with 75 kW 100 hp and a battery package. The...

  • EAC Whisper

    Electric Aircraft Concept
    Caromb, France

    The Electric Aircraft Concept (EAC) WHISPER is an 8 rotor Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) electric rotorcraft which was unveiled at the Aero 2017 show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

    The WHISPER uses eight electric motors powering...