The First Electric Multicopter

The engineers of Germany have designed the first manned multicopter. The technology is used in battery operated toys. This multicopter uses multiple propellers to take flight. The creation has been named e-volo. The pilot sits strapped at the center of this coptor from where he can control the vehicle.

The first test flight of the multicopter laster for a minute and a half. The test flight was enough to satisfy the German engineers. The pilot stated that the multicopter would remain stable in air if no outside input was provided.

There are 16 rotors to lift the coptor and no additional weight is attached. The engineers consider it’s ability to operate on electric motor, it’s most innovative feature. It makes no noise in flight, while is also cheap to operate. It is estimated that the flight cost on this creation would come around €6 or $10. The creators of this innovation are also looking for other sources of power to extend its flight time further.

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