AirTaxi

  • SkyDrive SD-XX eVTOL prototype aircraft and ground vehicle, Japan.

    SkyDrive SD-XX

    SD-XXSkyDriveShinjuku, Tokyo, Japanwww.skydrive2020.com

    Founded in July 2018, SkyDrive is and eVTOL company based in Tokyo, Japan. Tomohiro Fukuzawa is the chief executive officer and Nobuo Kishi is the chief technology officer. (All photos SkyDrive credit.)

    The idea of making a flying car first started...

  • NEAE-GSI eVTOL Air-Taxi hybrid-electric 20 passengers, Italy.

    NEAE-GSI eVTOL-Taxi

    eVTOL-TaxiNew Electric Aircraft Engines – GSI, S.r.l. (NEAE-GSI)Caserta, Campania, Italywww.neae-gsi.com

    The NEAE-GSI company was founded by Gerardo Imperatore in April 2019. The goal of the company is to create a clean-sheet aircraft which can transport a bus load of people making Urban Air Mobility (UAM) more efficient for the passengers, the air taxi...

  • New Electric Aircraft Engines - NEAE-GSI - 60 seat passenger hybrid-electric VTOL aircraft, Italy, April 2019.

    NEAE-GSI eVTOL-BUS

    eVTOL-BUSNew Electric Aircraft Engines - GSI, S.r.l. (NEAE-GSI)Caserta, Campania, Italywww.neae-gsi.com

    The NEAE-GSI company was founded by Gerardo Imperatore in April 2019. The goal of the company is to create a clean-sheet aircraft which can transport a bus load of people making Urban Air Mobility (UAM) more efficient for the passengers, the air taxi...

  • 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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  • Packwing hybrid-electric VTOL single rotor module, takeoff position, Germany.

    Packwing (Single Rotor)

    Packwing (Single Rotor)PackwingMunich, Germanywww.packwing.com

    Packwing is a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) modular aircraft designed in 2011 by Klaus Deutschmann in Munich, Germany. The aircraft's airframe is a modular design allowing multiple components to be added together to make an aircraft larger or smaller, making the aircraft...

  • Astro Alta autonomous med-evac eVTOL pod, March 26, 2020, USA.

    Astro Aerospace Alta

    AltaAstro Aerospace Ltd.Lewisville, Texas, USAwww.flyastro.com

    Astro Aerospace's business objective is to create and sell electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that are safe, reliable, efficient, accessible, affordable, user-friendly and autonomous.

    After creating and flying the Astro...

  • Flexcraft concept hybrid-electric VTOL with detachable cargo and passenger pods, Portugal 2019.

    Flexcraft Test Bench RPV

    Test Bench RPVFlexcraftLisbon, Portugalwww.flexcraft.pt

    Flexcraft (Flexible Aircraft) is a company which designs several types of VTOL aircraft with a variety of energy sources such as hybrid-electric to fuel cells. The company partners with mostly Portuguese based companies including Almadesign, the Technical University of Lisbon’s Instituto Superior...

  • Swallow VTOL France, 2019.

    Swallow VTOL

    Swallow VTOLSwallowTheillay, Centre-Val de Loire, France

    The Swallow VTOL is a design concept VTOL aircraft which uses ducted fans for lift and forward flight. Not much is known about the aircraft or the designer or company but we do know the designer is based in France.

    The Swallow VTOL is a multipurpose...

  • Flexcraft VERA

    VERA (VTOL Electric Reconfigurable Aircraft)Flexcraft Lisbon, Portugalwww.flexcraft.pt

    Flexcraft (Flexible Aircraft) is a company which designs several types of VTOL aircraft with a variety of energy sources such as hybrid-electric to fuel cells. The company partners with mostly Portuguese...

  • 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...