Piloted

  • Macchine Volantis Flying Car

    Flying Car
    Macchine Volantis
    Melbourne, Australia
    www.macchinavolantis.com

    The Machinna Volantis flying car will be a hybrid Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) vehicle with a folding wing that would navigate roads and the air.

    The flying car has a large upper wing and smaller lower wing unfold for flight and retract for ground driving. It will be constructed of a...

  • Hirobro Bit

    Bit
    Hirobro Limited
    Hiroshima, Japan
    www.hirobo.co.jp

     

    The Hirobro Bit will be a one man version of its HX-1 electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) helicopter.

    The Bit is a co-axial main rotor with an open cockpit design with controls on the pilot/passenger seat. The vehicle can also be flown remotely. It can fly for30 minutes with a range of 30 miles (48 km) at its...

  • FanFlyer, Inc. FanFlyer

    FanFlyer
    FanFlyer, Inc.
    Flagstaff, AZ, USA
    www.fanflyer.aero

     

    FanFlyer Inc.’s vehicle of the same name is a gas-hybrid Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) hoverbike that is a contender in the GoFly competition.

    The vehicle’s gas powered motors drive four ducted fans around an open cockpit seat. The design is derived from ducted fan data accumulated in...

  • Skyworks Vertijet

    VertiJet
    Skyworks Global
    Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    www.skyworks-global.com

    Skyworks Global’s VertiJet employs both fixed wings and a vertical propeller that can function in helicopter lift or gyrocopter spin mode. The latter mode would also provide a safe emergency landing. The rotor also has small “tipjets” that can be used for short periods during vertical...

  • Piasecki PA-890

    PA-890

    Piasecki Aircraft

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  • 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
    South Burlington, VT, 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 on articles...

  • CollaborativeBee Mini-Bee

    Mini-Bee
    CollaborativeBee
    France
    www.collaborativebee.com

    The Mini-Bee is a collaborative project producing a piloted ten rotor Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) fixed-wing aircraft to be used primarily for medical evacuation.

    The Mini-Bee is 6 m long with six static inboard vertical propellers and four tilting rotors at the tips of forward and aft fixed wings. A...