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World’s First Green Helicopter Tested in Germany

eVolo VC-2 - PrototypeGermany’s aviation company e- Volo successfully tested the first helicopter which is noiseless and emission-free. The helicopter is named- Volocopter.

The Volocopter is an environmentally friendly and emission-free private helicopter.

Volocopter, developed by the German company e-volo is a two seat prototype made earlier voyage in kalsruhe, Germany.

The volocopter uses eighteen electrically driven rotos propel instead of one combustion engine which is environmentally friendly and emission-free.

The emission free Volocopter is a vertical take-off and landing manned aircraft,  with rich features  and incredibly quiet sound, absolutely no noticeable vibrations, new spring strut landing gear and extremely calm rotor  plane that replace conventional aircraft .

On its website, its description reads, “Through the use of its many propellers, the Volocopter can take off and land vertically like a helicopter. A considerable advantage, apart from the simple construction without complex mechanics, is the redundancy of drives. This enables the safe landing of the volocopter even if some drives fail.”

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The parent company has also won the 2012 Lindbergh Prize for Innovation.

Further reading- Check e-volvo’s official website

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