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e-volo Volocopter VC200 – two-person rotor aircraft

By Damir Beciri
5 Comments23 November 2013

e-volo-volocopter-vc200-1Two years ago we reported about e-volo’s electric multicopter which performed its first manned flight. Although it appeared a bit makeshift, its development involved a lot of engineering. Recently, they unveiled e-volo’s Volocopter VC200 – a prototype two-person rotor aircraft. Improvements in its design are easily noticeable and its performance is much better compared to… »

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e-volo electric multicopter performed its first manned flight

By Damir Beciri
3 November 2011

e-volo-electric-multicopterIn our previous articles we wrote about quadricopters used in research regarding swarm algorithms and entertainment, but a group of people from Germany took the application of these electrically charged flying machines a step further. They created e-volo electric multicopter – a sixteen propeller flying vehicle which completed its first manned flight at the end… »