Category: Vtol

New eVTOL design from Vermont

Vermont-based start-up Beta Technologies has developed and flown a prototype eVTOL with a light-aircraft-style cabin. The aircraft, named Ava,started life as a Part 103 ultra-light aircraft which, in the development process,  transitioned into an...

CES 2019: VTOL Preview

Starting tomorrow, January 8, all eyes will be on Las Vegas to find out the latest in all things tech – including VTOLs. In 2018, Volocopter made headlines by flying ex-computer hardware giant Intel’s...

The world’s first Hoverbike: Q&A with Hoversurf’s Joseph Segura-Conn

The world’s first Hoverbike: Q&A with Hoversurf’s Joseph Segura-Conn

The world’s first hoverbike, Hoversurf’s Scorpion 3, did not have the smoothest of landings when it entered the industry at GITEX 2017, Dubai’s annual tech expo. The model came under instant scrutiny for its...

Yamaha certifies new UAV helicopter

Yamaha Motor Corp has been granted permission by the FAA to start flying its new UAV helicopter on agricultural-spraying operations. The Yamaha FAZER helicopter is a remotely piloted UAV drone and the successor to...

Workhorse flies SureFly

Electric transport company Workhorse has flown its personal vtol aircraft for the first time. Workhorse’s SureFly vtol took off on its first untethered flight just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio last week. The aircraft hovered...