Autonomous

  • 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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  • Hyundai Uber eVTOL aircraft 1 pilot, 4 passengers, front view - South Korea January 2020.

    Hyundai S-A1

    S-A1Hyundai Motor CompanySeoul, South Koreawww.hyundai.com

    On Jan. 6, 2020 during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Uber and Hyundai Motor Company announced a new partnership to develop Uber Air Taxis for Uber's future aerial ride share network and Hyundai also unveiled their new full-scale electric vertical takeoff and landing...

  • Terrafugia TF-2 hybrid-electric and eVTOL ground vehicle, pod and aircraft, USA.

    Terrafugia TF-2

    TF-2TerrafugiaWoburn, Massachusetts, USAwww.terrafugia.com

    Five (5) MIT graduates founded Terrafugia in 2006 and it has been reported the company has over 100 employees as of 2020. Per their website, they are a research and development company innovating and creating concept vehicles for Urban Air Mobility (UAM). On November 13, 2017, Zhejiang Geely Holding...

  • Terrafugia TF-2A

    TF-2ATerrafugiaWoburn, Massachusetts, USAwww.terrafugia.com

    Five (5) MIT graduates founded Terrafugia in 2006 and it has been reported the company has over 100 employees as of 2020. On November 13, 2017, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (China) purchased Terrafugia.

    Zhejiang Geely Holding Group also owns:...

  • Passenger Drone Research Lab (PDRL) AeroHans 2S eVTOL 2 seat air taxi, India, 2019.

    PDRL AeroHans 2S

    AeroHans 4SPDRLNasik, Maharashtra, Indiawww.pdrl.in

    Founded by Anil Chandaliya, Passenger Drone Research Lab (PDRL) is located in Nasik, Maharashtra and is making India’s first indigenous electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft (also known as an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV)) four (4) passenger air taxi, named AeroHans 4S. The second model...

  • Passenger Drone Research Lab (PDRL) AeroHans 4S eVTOL - 4 seat air taxi, India, 2019.

    PDRL AeroHans 4S

    AeroHans 4SPDRLNasik, Maharashtra, Indiawww.pdrl.in

    Founded by Anil Chandaliya, Passenger Drone Research Lab (PDRL) is located in Nasik, Maharashtra and is making India’s first indigenous electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft (also known as an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV)) four (4) passenger air taxi, named AeroHans 4S. The company is...

  • 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...

  • Fraundorfer Aeronautics multiple power source Tensor 6 seat gyrocopter flying over city, Germany, 2019.

    Fraundorfer Aeronautics Tensor

    TensorFraundorfer AeronauticsDonauworth, Germanywww.fraundorfer.aero

    Company founder and CEO Chrisoph Fraundorfer has been working on an advanced gyrocopter for the last 10 years with over 20,000 thousand labor hours using modern computational fluid dynamics analysis to optimize the rotor head and airframe.

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  • Fraundorfer Aeronautics multiple power source Tensor 600X 2 seat gyrocopter technology demonstrator, Germany, 2019.

    Fraundorfer Aeronautics Tensor 600X

    Tensor 600X Technology DemonstratorFraundorfer AeronauticsDonauworth, Germanywww.fraundorfer.aero

    Company founder and CEO Chrisoph Fraundorfer has been working on an advanced gyrocopter for the last 10 years with over 20,000 thousand labor hours using modern computational fluid dynamics analysis to optimize the rotor head and airframe.

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  • Aerial Vehicle Automation Winged X8 hybrid-electric VTOL in flight, USA.

    Aerial Vehicle Automation Winged X8

    Winged 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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