SKYCAR 100

SKYCAR 100
 
 
Skycar 100 Specifications

VTOL Configuration

Two tilt thrust nacelles with one engine and one electric motor per nacelle
Seating Single seat
Dimensions (L x W x H) – Stowed footprint (108 x 30 x 56) – 22.5 feet2
Gross Weight 800 lbs
Net Payload 225 lbs
Continuous Engine Power (Total) 170 hp
Electrical Motor Power (90 seconds) 85 hp per motor
Emergency Electrical Motor Power (30 seconds) 145 hp per motor
Component Articulation Required Wings fold under airframe
Maximum Speed (Sea Level) 280 mph
Cruise Speed (Sea Level @ 65% power) 237 mph
Cruise / Maximum Speed (10,000 ft)
268 mph
Time – Parachute Safe (50 mph @ 200 ft) 10.0 seconds
Time to Transition (0-131 mph) 16.4 seconds
Maximum Endurance (Sea Level @ 131 mph) 3.4 hours
Rate of climb (sea Level) 3416 fpm
Time to climb (10,000 ft) 3.8 minutes
Roadability (On improved roads) ~ 30 mph
Range @ 154 mph with 10 Gal 463 miles
Fuel Consumption (Sea Level @ Cruise) 7.37 gallons per hour

The Skycar’s design incorporates multiple redundancies and safety features and its Flight Control System (FCS) virtually eliminates the complexities of flying, ensuring that even a novice operator can master the skills needed to maintain precise control over the aircraft.

 

Skycar 100

Skycar 100
Originally conceived with military applications in mind, the general aviation Skycar 100 is a light weight, single-passenger VTOL aircraft capable of flight speeds of approximately 240 mph.