A California-based company called Aerofex is taking flight in an innovative direction. The pilot by applying throttle, he can increase altitude and speed, and cruises in the direction he wishes to go, with little training.
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According to Aeroflex: “The technology utilizes ejector dynamics to augment the thrust and control of ducted-fan aircraft. The goal of the effort is to simplify powered-lift flight, in this case by eliminating the complexity of cyclically-variable rotors.”
Is estimated Aerofex Hover Vehicle will be available to the general public after three years.