AirTaxi

  • Tecnalia Aerotaxi tethered flight in Spain.

    Tecnalia Air Taxi

    Air TaxiTecnaliaSan Sebastián, Spainwww.tecnalia.com

    Tecnalia's research and technological development center has what is says is the first air taxi in Spain. A full-scale one (1) passenger Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) prototype has already flown (tethered).

    While the current full-scale prototype...

  • 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 and more. The company is engineering proprietary, progressive...

  • Hoversurf Formula eVTOL Airtaxi - May 2019.

    Hoversurf Formula (No wing)

    FormulaHoversurfMoscow, Russia / Burlingame, California, USAwww.hoversurf.com

    Hoversurf revealed on Facebook, May 8, 2019, a redesigned Formula eVTOL which holds one (1) passenger. While Hoversurf does not refer to their newly redesigned Formula as their Second Version or 2.0, we are making the distinction of (No wing) for clarity. A noticeable difference in...

  • Aufeer Design TX-0001 Autonomous Flying Taxi Concept Flying Czech Republic.

    Aufeer Design TX-0001 Flying Taxi (Concept)

    TX-0001 Aufeer DesignPrague, Czech Republicwww.aufeerdesign.com

    Aufeer Design is an innovation centre which offers initial design strategy through high quality graphics, videos, physical models and detailed technical production files, handling the entire design process in-house. Their design ability in the transportation arena includes but is not limited to...

  • Samad Aerospace Home & Urban Mobility eVTOL aircraft concept revealed in March 2019.

    Samad Aerospace HUMA

    HUMASamad Aerospace Ltd.Cranfield, Bedfordshire, United Kingdomwww.samadaerospace.com

    Samad Aerospace is developing what it calls a Home & Urban Mobility Aircraft (HUMA™) which has three modules, a passenger pod for two (2) passengers, a wheel base for road travel and a flight module for the eVTOL aircraft portion of this vehicle. The pod, road and air...

  • Bell and Safran Partner

    At the Future of Transportation conference in Cologne, Germany, on a panel chaired by VFS Executive Director Mike Hirschberg, Bell’s director of Innovation, Scott Drennan, announced a newly formed collaboration with Safran on the development of innovative hybrid-electric power system solutions to support Bell’s eVTOL Air Taxi concept.

    “Thanks to the long and sustained technology-development strategy conducted within the Safran group, we can...

  • Bell AirTaxi at Heli-Expo 2018 (Ian Frain photo)

    eVTOL at Heli-Expo 2018

    eVTOL at Heli-Expo 2018

    Vertiflite, May/June 2018

    For those who knew to look for it as something potentially revolutionary — rather than some crazy idea for a far-away future — electric VTOL almost broke into the mainstream this year.

    On Monday, Feb. 26, the day before Heli-Expo began, AHS Executive Director Mike Hirschberg gave a press briefing, entitled,...

  • Bell Nexus

    Nexus
    Bell
    Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    www.bellflight.com

    The Bell Nexus is a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) hybrid-electric vehicle aimed at on-demand mobility solutions.

    The Nexus has three large ducted fans (a total of six) high and close in on each side of a fuselage that ends in a high stabalizer, the middle set of rotors are on 8 ft (2.4 m) wings. The fans pitch from vertical to horizontal allowing vectored thrust....