E-Volo Volocopter VC200 – World’s First Certified Multicopter!

e-Volo Volocopter VC200E-Volo Volocopter VC200

E-Volo has been talking about the prospect of using many-rotor electric helicopters aka multicopters as affordable personal transport for years, and it now looks like that the dream came true. The flying machine is called the Volocopter VC200 and e-volo has announced that it has conducted it’s first manned flight.

e-Volo Volocopter VC200 – World’s First Certified Multicopter!

This electric multicopter is a two-seat machine that is propelled by 18 electric motors and is controlled by 20 computers. It can also fly without a pilot. According to e-Volo, VC200 will have maximum speed of 60 mp/h(100 km/h) and maximum altitude of 6,500 ft(2000 m).

It’s inventors claim it is also simpler to fly than a traditional helicopter, with just one joystick controlling almost every aspect of flight.

Check it out!