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  • Bell Nexus 4EX eVTOL with hybrid-electric option, January 2020, USA.

    Bell Nexus 4EX

    Nexus 4EXBellFort Worth, Texas, USAwww.bellflight.com

    At the Consumer Electronics Show 2020, January 7-10, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Bell revealed a full-scale mock-up of their second Nexus urban air mobility (UAM) aircraft, called the Nexus 4EX (four ducted propellers, all electric, experimental).

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  • Joby Aviation Monarch Personal Air Vehicle eVTOL, USA.

    Joby Aviation Monarch (defunct)

    Monarch Personal Air Vehicle (defunct)Joby AviationSanta Cruz, California, USAwww.jobyaviation.com

    Founded in 2009 by JoeBen Bevirt, Joby Aviation is a venture-backed startup aerospace company is located in Santa Cruz and San Carlos, California (USA), that is developing and will manufacture piloted all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft...

  • Terrafugia TF-2 hybrid-electric and eVTOL ground vehicle, pod and aircraft, USA.

    Terrafugia TF-2

    TF-2TerrafugiaWoburn, Massachusetts, USAwww.terrafugia.com

    Five (5) MIT graduates founded Terrafugia in 2006 and it has been reported the company has over 100 employees as of 2020. Per their website, they are a research and development company innovating and creating concept vehicles for Urban Air Mobility (UAM). On November 13, 2017, Zhejiang Geely Holding...

  • Terrafugia TF-2A

    TF-2ATerrafugiaWoburn, Massachusetts, USAwww.terrafugia.com

    Five (5) MIT graduates founded Terrafugia in 2006 and it has been reported the company has over 100 employees as of 2020. On November 13, 2017, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (China) purchased Terrafugia.

    Zhejiang Geely Holding Group also owns:...

  • Beta Technologies Alia review while sitting on runway. Eric Adams credit, June 12, 2020.

    Beta Technologies Alia

    AliaBeta Technologies, Inc.South Burlington, Vermont, USAwww.beta.team

    Beta Technologies, founded by entrepreneur Kyle Clark, is developing an eVTOL aircraft. The company is one of several electric VTOL companies receiving funding from Martine Rothblatt’s United Therapeutics. Their first technology demonstrator was called Ava XC.

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  • Skyworks Global eGyro all-electric gyrocopter, USA.

    Skyworks Global eGyro

    VertiJetSkyworks Global, Inc.Salt Lake City, Utah, USAwww.skyworks-global.com

    In 1986, Groen Brothers Aviation Inc. was founded and an acquisition of the company was started in December 2012 by Skyworks Global. On April 24, 2017, Groen Brothers was rebranded as Skyworks Global, Inc.

    The eGyro is a...

  • Volocopter's VoloCity eVTOL multicopter, taking off, Germany, 2019.

    Volocopter VoloCity

    VoloCityVolocopter GmbHBruschal, Germanywww.volocopter.com

    Volocopter GmbH was founded in 2011 in Karlsruhe, Germany by Alexander Zosel and Stephen Wolf with the intent of making an electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) multicopter aircraft for fast and efficient urban travel. The company was known as “e-volo GmbH” until July 2017 and its name is...

  • Elroy Air cargo only, hybrid-electric VTOL flying, side view, USA.

    Elroy Air Chapparral

    Chapparral Elroy AirSan Francisco, California, USAwww.elroyair.com

    Elroy Air
    was founded in 2016 by Dave Merrill and Clint Cope in Novemer 2016 to explore aerial
    applications which could be serviced by a large UAV aircraft. According to
    Forbes magazine, Elroy Air by February 2019 had succeeded in raising at total
    of $9.2 million U.S. dollars and has a target date of 2020, to...

  • F-Helix electric helicopter concept parked at building Italy.

    Vinati F-Helix

    F-HelixVinati S.r.l.Nave, Italywww.f-helix.com

    F-Helix the creation of Mr. Vinati to make an safe and reliable all electric helicopter. Mr. Vinati on the F-Helix website says that the F-Helix electric helicopter concept is the evolution of Silvercraft SH4 helicopter, an Italian helicopter, and had purchased the Silvercraft helicopter manufacturing company in...

  • Prades eVTOL GyroBike, Spain.

    Prades [I+D] GyroBike

    GyroBikePrades [I+D], SLMadrid, Spainwww.gyrobiketurismodeaventura.com

    Prades [I+D], SL was established in September 2011 in Spain with the vision of providing clean electric aircraft to help everyone commute freely in the urban environment.

    Gyrobike is an all-electric propulsion vertical and/or short...