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SkyDrive Inc. (“SkyDrive”), an eVTOL aircraft (*1) manufacturer based in Japan, today announced new specifications and design of its commercial aircraft at the Paris Air Show 2023. The company also announced that it has named the SkyDrive eVTOL aircraft “SKYDRIVE,” the same as that of the company.
About the Product Series Name
SkyDrive names its production eVTOL “SKYDRIVE.” SKYDRIVE reflects the company’s vision of creating a future where everyone uses the sky for everyday transportation.
About the Change of the Aircraft Specifications
SkyDrive has been testing and verifying the design change from a seating capacity of two to three passengers for some time in order to meet the needs of operators and end-users.
The announcement follows the completion of the patent application for a unique rotor dome design, which is described below. The change will enable a more profitable operation and a more convenient and enjoyable experience.
About the New Technology
Our proprietary rotor dome design enables the aircraft to accommodate three passengers
while keeping the aircraft compact. The rotor configuration optimizes the power consumption of each motor to enhance power efficiency.