Pegasus Vertical Business Jet

Pegasus Vertical Business Jet is a small jet with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability.

South African Pegasus Universal Aerospace is developing a unique design concept that will ultimately result in the certification and manufacture of a world’s first of type aircraft for use globally.



Pegasus Vertical Business Jet (VBJ®) (Pegasus VBJ®) will be the first aircraft to provide true business jet performance coupled with helicopter convenience. The VBJ® will make point to point travel feasible with multiple innovations that make it safe and easy to fly.

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With the VBJ® one would be able to take off and land anywhere, whether it’s on a rooftop, a yacht, or a helipad – the possibilities are endless. In fact, Pegasus VBJ® is heralding a new era of point-to-point air travel.



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Targeting Government operations, corporates, HNWI’s, medivac, search and rescue, offshore operations, general charter, super yachts and ocean going vessels. Pegasus VBJ® is about to change the way we understand air travel, designed with the capability to land on almost any surface.

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Its state of the art performance is unmatched by helicopters, piston engine planes and any of the tilt-rotor VTOL aircraft currently on market, with a range of 4000km from runway take-off (or 2700km in VTOL) with a 45 min reserve and at a cruise speed of 609 Kilometres per hour at 35 000 feet.

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The Pegasus VBJ® has already had it’s South African Patents granted RSA 2017/01274. EU patents were approved earlier in 2020, EP3169586 and the USA Patents approved on the 14th July 2020, US 10,710713 B2.

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Compared to the cabin of a helicopter, Pegasus VBJ® comfortable with low noise and little to no cabin vibrations. This means more productive meeting or business time in travel. Pegasus VBJ® cabin is larger and more luxurious. With a smoother, faster flight and greater range Pegasus VBJ® will be beneficial in the “Golden Hour” of medical evacuations.

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