Hover Bikes/Devices

  • Electric Jet Aircraft EJ-1B eVTOL jetpack prototype, 2018, USA.

    Electric Jet Aircraft EJ-1B (defunct)

    EJ-1B (defunct)Electric Jet AircraftAnderson, Indiana, USAwww.electricjetaircraft.com 

    Electric Jet Aircraft was founded by Pete Bitar in June 2018 and his company focus is creating small electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft which are safe and easy to fly and have no emissions. Bitar has been dreaming of making a personal jetpack...

  • 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 will eventually lead to commercial production.

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  • Bell Nexus at CES 2019.

    eVTOL Captures the Attention of CES

    eVTOL Captures the Attention of CES
    Electric VTOL and urban air mobility developers are reaching out to the consumer
    to create demand and prepare the way for public acceptance.

    By Jim Sherman
    Vertiflite Mar/Apr 2019

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest assembly of the latest and...

  • 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 the 1950s and 60s with modern UAV derived flight controls providing...

  • Electric Jet Aircraft VertiCycle

    VertiCycleElectric Jet AircraftAnderson, Indiana, USAwww.electricjetaircraft.com

    Electric Jet Aircraft’s VertiCycle is a Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) hoverbike and a competitor in the GoFly Prize competition.

    The VertiCycle appears to use the same lift motors as the company’s EJ-1B jetpack. The...

  • DragonAir Airboard 1 & 2

    Airboard 1 & 2
    DragonAir
    Panama City Beach, Florida, USA

    DragonAir’s Airboard 1 is a one person electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) hoverbike that is part of the GoFly competition. The team includes Jeff Elkins who is the creator and designer, and began working on his eVTOL aircraft in 2015. Mariah Cain is the co-designer, pilot and project manager. Ray Brandes is the design specialist and he is also an an...

  • X-Aero X-Craft

    X-Craft
    X-Aero
    Melbourne, Australia
    www.x-aero.com.au

    The X-Aero X-Craft is a one-person hoverbike that is part of the GoFly competition.

    The X-Craft has an open cockpit. It uses six electric motors. On either side are forward and aft pusher vertical propellers (four total) on short gimbaled wings that can rotate the props into a pusher mode for horizontal flight. Small forward facing ducted fans are located on assemblies...

  • EosFlight

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    EosFlight
    London, U.K.
    www.eosflight.com

    EosFlight is working on a vehicle and has been included in the Boeing GoFly competition. There is little information of EosFlight. One image suggests a fixed wing aircraft with twin tractor-pushed props inside a wing/stabilizer assembly.

    Eos was the goddess of the dawn and EosFlight says it chose its name to represent the dawn of a new era of personal...

  • 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 motors and propellers vertically stacked in pairs in an H...

  • ElectraFly ElectraFlyer

    ElectraFlyer
    ElectraFly
    Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.
    www.electrafly.com

    ElectraFly’s ElectraFlyer is a single person hybrid electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) multicopter that will be used as a hover or personal flying device.

    The ElecraFlyer has four horizontal electrically powered propellers above the passenger’s head. They do not have enough vertical thrust to lift the 34 kg vehicle and its additional...