FuVeX FuVeX comes from the effort, enthusiasm and desire to innovate of people who make up the company. Our goal is to push the boundaries of the conventional, creating value for everyone involved in the business cycle, from customers to investors passing through partners, suppliers and employees. The experience of people who work in the construction of FuVeX range from design and test a flying platform (AeroQuad project) to the design and construction of an underwater and the world's first autonomous autogyro for various competitions for the U.S. Navy.
Flying plataform AN-1 Aeroquad in Le Bourget fair
The idea There is a growing need for air transport from place to place (28% in recent years in a market which was valued at 3,690 million $ in 2013) especially in developing countries where the infrastructure is poorly developed and there are high levels of crime. This transport is performed by helicopters but these aircrafts are:
Expensive to operate and maintain (600 € -1000 € cost of operation time). Complex to operate (€ 19 560 150-hour course to become a pilot). More unsafe than other aircrafts (over 1,000 times more unsafe than a plane). Little autonomy and low speed (500 km range and 200 km / h). Price from 300.000 € to 1.000.000 €
4 We propose to develop the HeliKar, a new concept of helicopter that has the following characteristics:
Landing / Vertical Take Off on any flat surface. Ability to transport two people at 1000 km to 430 km / h (2x a helicopter). Cheaper to operate thanks to its folding rotors (About 30%). Even safer thanks to its ballistic parachute even than commercial aircraft. Certifiable according to the European standard CS-27 (Small Rotorcraft) and Part-27 American (Normal Helicopters). € 240,000 mass production cost. The idea will be protected by patents.
The Imminent Personal Air Transport Vehicle In this document we present the basics of the HeliKar Project. HeliKar is an vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (on any flat surface), easy to operate, safer and cheaper than existing aircrafts in the market with similar characteristics.
Can you imagine a safe way to travel anywhere from your doorstep very quickly, without traffic jams? Can you imagine driving that form of transport with few extra skills required to have a driver's license? We do, THE AIRMOBILE HeliKar. The world is experiencing a technological revolution. In the aviation world, from the UAV to the new aircraft concepts, everything is changing in the air and space thanks to the immense progress taking place in the field of electronics. Vehicles that were unimaginable before, because there were no electronics that make them viable, are now a possibility
The HeliKar is one of those vehicles that will become a reality now. The HeliKar is a vehicle for personal air transport (PATV), it weighs 600kg and is 7 meters long, introducing a cutting-edge and innovative transport capacities on the following concepts:
Safety in operation and in case of failure. Vertical take-off and landing on any flat surface. Efficiency and cost reduction compared to current aircraft. Easy to handle.
600kg maximum take-off weight (MTOW). Suitable for 2 people + 40 kg of luggage. Vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) on any flat surface. Length: 6.5 m. Cabin width: 1.40 m. Height: 2.80 m. Top speed: 430 km / h. Maximum autonomy 1000 km.
Computerized Flight System (CFS):
It is the heart of the aircraft. This system runs the autopilot. The system’s routes are managed and the sensors are fused.
Power Generation System:
Generates the electricity and thermal energy required for the operation of the aircraft and its convenient functioning.
Propulsion and Maneuvering System:
Control and generation of thrust and directional control of the aircraft.
System is responsible for the safety of the crew and the aircraft in case of failure or accident.
System engaged to transmit and receive information from ground.
System engaged collecting information of the aircraft, its systems and the environment.
KEYS FOR SUCCESS In FuVeX we are sure that the HeliKar project represents an unstoppable option, and we dedicate our time, energy and effort into making it a reality, no matter the difficulties of the project itself.
WHY ARE WE SO CONVINCED?
HeliKar has a similar performance to the helicopter, being cheaper, simpler and more secure. Hence, it can replace the aircraft in many ways:
Civilian personnel Transportation: HeliKar represents the next step in the civilian transport helicopters, being much easier to fly, more affordable and safe. Monitoring / Control: In surveillance and control where the safety and maneuverability plays a fundamental role, HeliKar is the appropriate response. Emergency Transportation: In this case, the vertical take-off and landing as well as the high speed plays a key role. HeliKar fulfills that requirement. Military Sector: From the transport of troops and equipment to tactical reconnaissance and attack, latest developments of the vehicle can meet those needs in a more efficient way than the helicopter.
The Team The people who form the company, are determined to put our heads and our hearts to carry out the project.
9 Jose Joaquin Vila. Masters Degree in structures and aircraft design. Expert in rotorcraft, with experience in design and construction ENARA seater helicopter and flying platform monopersonal AN-1 AeroQuad among others aviation projects.
Jesús Carlos Castellano Aldave. Industrial Engineer. Director R & D center of the public university of Navarra Ayanz Jerome. Experience in the field of electronics with several patents produced
Carlos Matilla Codesal Aerospace Engineer, Naval Arquitect and Maritime Engineer student . Director of autonomous underwater project "Issac Peral y Caballero" and unmanned gyroplane “Juan de la cierva”.
Ernö Péter Cosma Doctorate by ETSI Navales at Universidad politécnica de Madrid. Experience in business creation and management. Specialist in programming and design.
10 Explaining UAV “Juan de la Cierva” Project to the Chief of the National Defense Staff
Showing the ENARA helicopter to Mr. Ratan Tata
The Vehicle Deadlines
First prototype: Estimated at 1, 000,000 €. Unit Number: Estimated € 240,000. Sale Price: 900.000 €.
First presentation: June 2015 (Presentation at Paris Air Show) First totally functional prototype: 2017. Construction period for each unit: 40 days.
First, Certificado de Aeronavegavilidad Experimental Especial (Spain), Experimental Aircraft (USA) or similar from another country. This certification allows the sale of aircrafts to private individuals.
Second, having already demonstrated in the experimental phase the safety of the aircraft, it would be certified according to the standard CS-27Small Helicopters-(Europe) or Part 27 Normal helicopters-(USA) to allow its use in airspace similar to a civil helicopter of the same weight.
Currently we have not built a prototype that has all the features of the HeliKar due to lack of funds. However, we have experience with quadcopters which, with many limitations compared with HeliKar, provides an insight on its strengths.
Easier to control and less complex than a helicopter.
Simpler: absence of the mechanical complexity that the helicopter rotor has.
More efficient: The helicopter loses 17% of its power to compensate the engine torque through the tail rotor. The quadricopter does not need to compensate because this is already done by the rotors.
Safer: By means of redundancies in the quadricopter, an engine failure does not involve a catastrophic failure
HeliKar represents the innovative integration of components already used and certified in the aeronautics world, which makes the process much easier having only to certify the aircraft itself, no its components. Even the aircraft itself is similar to a helicopter at normative level. Certification processes to follow are:
We will focus on the luxury market in Europe, Latin America and the United States at the initial price of € 1,000,000 per unit. Our deadlines are making the first public presentation at Paris Air Show in June 2015, launching it sell (“off plan”) in early 2016 and get the European certification in 2017. The project’s priority is to be economically viable in order to continue developing new technologies. To do this, we studied two possible ways to generate revenue:
The possibilities of making the project efficient are the following:
Manufacture and market the Helikar alone, receiving income from sales generated. Exclusive sale of the developments, the patents and usage to the sector companies. Production and commercialization alone or strategic alliances with powerful companies. Sell the development to another company that will commercialize / will manufacture the aircraft.
About the privacy The most basic features of the project are explained in this document, without going into detail regarding the vehicle. This situation is due to the strict privacy that we must keep within the project. If you have questions about details of the concept, please contact us and we will gladly resolve any doubts.
Jose Joaquin Vila Zabala Tlf (Mexico): +52 984 1164 06 Tlf (Spain): +34 610 303 097 e-mail: email@example.com
The estimated cost of the project is â‚Ź 2,000,000 for the first prototype and more than 3,000,000 â‚Ź for vehicle certification.
Carlos Matilla Codesal Tlf: +34 645 591 466 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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