Wingless (Multicopter)

  • LIFT Hexa Update

    On Dec. 11, LIFT Aircraft provided a status update of their Hexa multicopter. The company has now built and tested three working prototypes to inform key design improvements for production. These include a stronger and lighter airframe; more reliable, efficient and quiet field-oriented control (FOC) motor controllers; a redesigned landing gear (from quad to hex) for greater balance and stability; and the addition of a fourth...

  • EHang 116 eVTOL autonomous 1 passenger aircraft flying in China.

    EHang 116

    EHang 116EHang Holdings LimitedGuangzhou, Guangdong, Chinawww.ehang.com

    EHang was founded in December 2014 by Huazhi Hu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Derrick Yifang Xiong, Director and Chief Marketing Officer. EHang is an autonomous aerial vehicle technology platform company based in China and is pioneering the future of all-electric aerial...

  • EXA Air Car and submarine front view, France, 2019.

    EXA Air Car

    Air CarEXA Orléans, Francewww.xn--voiture-arienne-jnb.fr

    This new concept aircraft was created by Jonas Popelin located in Orléans, France. Not much is known about the company and the four (4) seat vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft except it is both a VTOL aircraft and submarine.

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  • Flying Innovative Personal Space Icon WX4 road and air vehicle flying, USA.

    Advanced System Engineering – FIPSI WX4

    FIPSI WX4Flying Innovative Personal Space Icon (FIPSI)Advanced System Engineering   Trumbull, Connecticut, USA www.fipsi.org

    Advanced System Engineering founded by Bogdan Radu on Feb. 4, 2004, has invented the Flying Innovative Personal Space Icon. The aircraft is a concept hybrid-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) two (2)...

  • Flying Innovative Personal Space Icon BX4 road and air vehicle flying, USA.

    Advanced System Engineering – FIPSI BX4

    FIPSI BX4Flying Innovative Personal Space Icon (FIPSI)Advanced System Engineering    Trumbull, Connecticut, USA  www.fipsi.org

    Advanced System Engineering founded by Bogdan Radu on Feb. 4, 2004, has invented the Flying Innovative Personal Space Icon. The aircraft is a concept hybrid-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) two (2)...

  • Aerial Vehicle Automation X8 eVTOL multicopter, USA.

    Aerial Vehicle Automation X8

    X8Aerial Vehicle AutomationSan Antonio, Texas, USAwww.avapropulsion.com

    Aerial Vehicle Automation was founded by David Gonzales II, CEO and Kyle Johnson in April 2016. The company has raised $500,000.00 USD in investments and commitments from a former Chief Sales Officer from the internet services provider, Yahoo! Inc.

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  • 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...

  • Vertical Aerospace Seraph

    SeraphVertical Aerospace Ltd.Bristol, Englandwww.vertical-aerospace.com

    On Oct. 16, 2019, the Bristol, UK-based startup, Vertical Aerospace, Ltd., announced it had built and flown the world's first "electric air taxi capable of carrying 250kg [550 lb]". The prototype, named Seraph, completed its maiden flight at Llanbedr Airfield in Wales on August 22, 2019....

  • Flutr VTOL wingless multicopter in garage, hybrid-electric and electric, Germany.

    Flutr Motors Flutr

    FlutrFlutr MotorsMunich, Germanywww.flutrmotors.com

    FLUTR Motors, headquartered in Munich, Germany, was founded by Cameron Spencer, an Australian commercial pilot, designer and aerospace engineer. FLUTR has a team of engineers and pilots whose vision is to design and engineer a VTOL aircraft, at an affordable price, which should be available to anyone today...

  • Baykar Cezeri eVTOL graphic, 2019. Turkey.

    Baykar Cezeri

    CezeriBaykar Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkeywww.baykarsavunma.com

    Established in 1984, Baykar is a defense, aerospace and technology company which manufactures large unmanned aerial vehicles, control systems, simulators and avionics systems. Baykar made Turkey’s first indigenous unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).

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