Scaled Prototype

  • Athena Aero eVTOL subscale model at EAA AirVenture July 2019 USA.

    Athena Aero

    Athena AeroCalgary, Alberta, Canada

    Gary Gress is the founder of Athena Aero. Gress has had an interest in aviation from a very young age and has been building various inertial bicopter models for years. His goal is to build a one (1) passenger all-electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) working aircraft which...

  • Pegasus Universal Aerospace Pegasus One Vertical Business Jet (VBJ-1), South Africa.

    Pegasus Universal Aerospace Vertical Business Jet

    Pegasus One Vertical Business Jet VBJ®Pegasus Universal AerospaceHoughton, Johannesburg, South Africawww.pegasusua.com

    Pegasus Universal Aerospace was founded in 2012 by Dr. Reza Mia to make a small private jet with Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) capability. The conceptual design work for the...

  • Air Transportation Technologies, Catapult One, USA.

    Air Transportation Technology Catapult One

    Catapult OneAir Transportation TechnologyLos Angeles, California, USAwww.airtranstech.com

    Eddy Lin is the founder of Air Transportation Technology. While riding his mountain bicycle in September 2017, he dreamed of a flying machine in due to the heavy traffic in Los Angeles. As he started his...

  • 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...

  • Jayu eVTOL Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.

    Jayu

    JayuMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, Massachusetts, USA(no website)

    Ben Sena & Soojae Jung, inventors of JAYU, are based at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and have had a life-long interest in aviation.

    Little has...

  • rFlight N217RL VTOL flying over city, USA.

    rFlight N217RL

    N217RLrFlightLondon, England, United Kingdom www.rflight.org

    In September 2017, Bret Lessard founded rFlight and is the lead project manager of the company. The corporate office is based in London, England, United Kingdom and use a TE Connectivity lab space for their prototypes in Silicon Valley,...

  • rflight rWing graphic flying near city USA.

    rFlight rWing

    rWingrFlightLondon, England, United Kingdomwww.rflight.org

    In September 2017, Bret Lessard founded rFlight and he is the lead project manager of the company. The corporate office is based in London, England, United Kingdom and use a TE Connectivity lab space for their prototypes in Silicon Valley,...

  • SkyDrive Cartivator top view illustration Japan.

    Toyota Cartivator SkyDrive

    SkyDriveSky Drive Inc.Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japanwww.skydrive.co.jp

    In September 2012, a group of young engineering volunteers in Japan, both automotive and aeronautical, started the idea an eVTOL aircraft for use by the general public. The team's name is Cartivator. With private individuals to...

  • Zeva logo and Zero eVTOL aircraft USA.

    Zeva Zero

    ZeroZeva Tacoma, Washington, USAwww.zevaaero.com

    Zeva is a relatively new company based in Tacoma, Washington, USA and has created an all electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft concept including a sub-scale prototype called Zero (Zero-emissions...

  • 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...