Hover Bikes/Devices

  • Jump Aero logo, January 7, 2020, USA.

    Jump Aero

    Jump AeroPetaluma, California, USAwww.jumpaero.com

    Jump Aero was founded in mid-2019 by Carl Dietrich, President/Chief Designer, Jeff Myjak, Head of Fabrication and Anna Dietrich, Director with their headquarters located in Petaluma, California and the fabrication center in Chelsea, Massachusetts (USA). The company has been in stealth mode until the public announcement of...

  • Assen Aeronautics A2 Avenger eVTOL hover bike, USA.

    Assen Aerospace A2 Avenger

    A2 AvengerAssen AeronauticsMiami, Florida, USAwww.assen.aero

    Assen Aeronautics was created in 2015 by the founder Assen Andonov, who is originally from Bulgaria. He has had a love for aviation since he was a child and started gliding at age 15, parachuted at age 17 and piloted powered aircraft at age 18. At 23 he co-founded a company that designed and...

  • 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, Victoria, Australia
    www.x-aero.com.au

    X-Aero, the RMIT GoFly Team, comprises the RMIT School of Engineering, the RMIT Activator
    initiative (educating students with an entrepreneurial mindset and supporting venture creation) and dedicated RMIT students and staff, located in Australia. They are creating an evolving concept electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that has been submitted as a...

  • 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...