Zhuhai Svffi Aviation Co., Ltd.
Jin Wan District, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, China www.svffi.com
The Zhuhai Svffi Aviation Co., Ltd. was established in 2015 in the Zhuhai Aviation Industrial Park in Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, China. The company specializes in the research and development and the manufacturing of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) and hybrid-electric VTOL industrial drones and passenger eVTOL aircraft (also known as passenger drones). The company's passenger eVTOL aircraft have been made for advanced air mobility (AAM).
The SF-X8-F23K-75 is a one person production eVTOL passenger multicopter aircraft for advanced air mobility that has eight propellers and eight electric motors. The pilot controls the aircraft using a pad for the control panel and two joysticks. The aircraft has a front windshield and the left and right side of cockpit has no doors. The propellers are on top of the fuselage and are diagonally positioned at each corner of the cockpit.
The cruise speed of the aircraft has a range of 3.6 km/h (2.2 mph) to 36 km/h (22 mph), the flight time is 30 minutes and has a maximum cruise altitude of 300 m (984 feet). The empty weight of the aircraft is 110 kg (220 lb), has a maximum payload of 75-100 kg (165-220 lb) and the maximum takeoff weight is 185-210 kg (385-440 lb). The aircraft has fixed skid landing gear to reduce the complexity and weight of the multicopter.
Cockpit: The left and right side of cockpit has no doors
Windows: Has a front windshield
Landing gear: Fixed skid landing gear
Safety features: Distributed Electric Propulsion (DEP), provides safety through redundancy for its passengers and/or cargo. DEP means having multiple propellers (or ducted fans) and motors on the aircraft so if one or more propellers (ducted fans) or motors fail, the other working propellers (or ducted fans) and motors can safely land the aircraft. There are also redundancies of critical components in the sub-systems of the aircraft.
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