ElectraFly to improve fabrication process of carbon fiber aircraft parts with two Small Business Technology Transfer Grants NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah - November 19, 2020 -- ElectraFly, an aviation company focused on building, programming, and operating drones, including a personal mobility aircraft, today announced it won two grants from the United States Air Force (USAF).
The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) and ElectraFly, an aviation company building personal flying vehicles, are teaming up to create 3D printed carbon fiber aircraft parts for the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market. “The market for Urban Air Mobility aircraft, which is on-demand urban transportation aircraft carrying from 1 to 8 passengers, is
Free Wings and tilt wings: Free Wing concept, the technology that has been around longer than multicopters just met its new best friend.
This is a demonstration video representing how the ElectraFly uses energy dense fossil fuel to Supplement the low energy density batteries which supply the electric motors. Electric motors that are essential for quick reaction and constant torque. https://youtu.be/1Otlaze0LzI
I don't think gasoline is here to stay, but right now batteries don't pack the punch we need them to for the transportation of the future. The following graph shows the need to supplement electricity with more energy dense fuels. Read more here.