With its broad wings, the 72-foot EP-15 uses a cushion of air, known as ground effect, to fly above the surface and make waterborne landings.
The Speeder’s design team said the sci-fi sky-bike recently passed flight tests. They expect it to be commercially available by 2023.
And you won’t need an FAA pilot’s license to fly it either, since Opener’s Blackfly is certified as an ultralight aircraft.
The Pipistrel Alpha Electro hopscotched to four local airports, where it was met by a mobile, solar-powered unit to recharge its batteries.
Unlike most eVTOLs, the iFly isn’t an air taxi, but rather personal transportation that flies to specific locations with the push of a button.
Boat of the Week: This Wild Flying Yacht Concept Converts a Magnificent Sailing Vessel Into a Jet-Size Airplane
The fantabulous Flying Yacht design has four 133-foot masts carrying 14,000 square feet of sail, and when the sails retract, the masts become wings.
With an 800-Mile Range, This New Hybrid Electric Aircraft Will Soon Anchor a US-Based Charter Network
VoltAero’s Cassio will be part of KinectAir’s network in 2023. Both see sustainability with lower operational costs as aviation’s future.
The high-lift wing configuration of SE Aeronautic’s new SE200 also gives it short takeoff and landing potential.
Designed for wide-ranging missions from VIP transport to humanitarian aid, Flexcraft can be quickly reassembled into multiple configurations.