VRCO has a vision for a flying car with a new form of personal aircraft as the initial phase. It is a showcase for British innovation with advanced lightweight composites enhanced with graphene nano materials.
The vertical take-off and landing craft will be capable of carrying 180 kgs or two people. It features detection and avoidance technology with safety measures including a ballistic parachute and low altitude crash prevention systems.
Working with leading innovators and key industry partners at the forefront of the UK’s power storage systems, the craft will be fast-charging and have enhanced range.
The project began in August 2016 and has now moved from design and concept into the build phase.
Full-size build should be completed later this year with operational testing in 2019 and certification in 2020.
VRCO’s founders have experience in unmanned aerial vehicles and have identified several novel component solutions to critical engineering challenges.
The concept’s feasibility and power optimisation studies were undertaken by the University of Derby’s Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering.
Our vision over the next decade is that the shackles of commuting are falling away and it’s an age of AirVolution.
These will be supercars of the skies. They will be luxury and high-performing.
The NeoXcraft by VRCO will be a luxury human transporter, capable of vertical take-off and landing and transition to high-speed forward flight. It will take off like a helicopter, fly like a plane, drive on roads and land and take off from water. No other craft yet conceived carries an equal measure of attention to detail of the luxurious and spacious interior.
The concept comes alive because of the immense demand for electric vehicles already in use. Further opportunities now come thanks to the development of batteries capable of storing enough power to lift and power electric craft. 2017 was a benchmark year for flying electric vehicles with multiple different prototypes beginning trial flights.
Two person capacity
Cruise speed 210mph
60 min duration off a single charge
Ability to drive legally on roads
Emergency parachute system
Vertical Take Off and Landing
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We are also now taking reservations for the NeoXcraft so you can be one of the first people to own a flying car.