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Moller International has developed the first and only feasible and affordable personal vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicles.
Commuter & Military Solutions
The Skycar family of vehicles include versions for 2, 4, or 6 persons. Capable of vertical take-off and landing similar to a helicopter, and flies from point of departure to destination much like an airplane. The Skycar has been designed to also travel at low speed for short distances on the ground like an automobile. It has fold-up wings which make it narrow enough to be usable on roadways. All this and, incredibly, it's easy to fly!
Recreation & Rescue Solutions
The multi-purpose Neuera can operate up to 400 feet above any surface: land, water, sand, snow, swamp or grasslands. It can be used like other recreational vehicles, combining the capabilities of a boat, hovercraft, ATV, snowmobile or other off-road vehicles. The Neuera will be manufactured as a 2 person recreational vehicle. For rescue and emergency services, a 4 person version with design enhancements will also be manufactured under the product name Firefly®
Light & Powerful Engines
The secret to the power, safety and fuel economy of all Moller aircraft is the Rotapower rotary engine. Freedom Motor's Rotapower engine has a high power to weight ratio (3:1), only two moving parts and almost no vibration under operation. The engines have a life time expectancy 10,000+ hours between major overahauls. With multiple engines onboard, Moller aircraft are designed to fly even in the unlikely event of an engine failure.
Following a lengthy assessment of the type of Advanced Air Mobility aircraft (AAM) that is likely to dominate the projected $9 to $19 trillion AAM aircraft market by 2050, it is MI’s assessment that it will be a one-passenger autonomous aircraft that will use both batteries and engines (hybrid). Batteries can provide high power (energy flow) but have little energy (2% of fuel per pound). This makes them able to provide a simple and effective way to take-off vertically but only enough energy to go a short distance. The paper “The Future of Advanced Air Mobility Aircraft” that you can find by clicking this link, provides more detail regarding this emerging market. As you must have realized by now the key to the Skycar is the Rotapower® engine, the evolution of which is discussed in the Addendum of the above paper. It is likely that the future of AAM aircraft will be centered around a hybrid approach although that probably only comes to pass when the limitations of battery power alone is experienced over the next twelve months.
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