A different design in personal electric helicopter, a multicopter that has sixteen rotors in total. Watch at the video his first takeoff…
This electric autonomous human transport concept, by engineer Thorstin Crijns, created by simple calculations, explained at his web page.
“As a basic estimate I took, 55 Lbs frame, 55 Lbs electrical components plus batteries and 132 Lbs payload.”
For quite some time I had the idea to build a quad copter that was able to lift and transport people. I gained some experience during my work at a company that produced Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). However I am a firmware engineer and to realize my vision I had dive into unfamiliar disciplines like mechanical stress calculations and circuit design.