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vtol

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With VTOL X-Planes, DARPA aims for a futuristic lift

The Pentagon's purveyor of far-out ideas wants a new breed of aircraft that's good at both hovering and high-speed cruising.

By March 19, 2014

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Terrafugia's vision for a VTOL flying car (pictures)

Terrafugia, a company focused on building practical flying cars, looks at developing a vertical takeoff and landing flying car.

11 Images By May 6, 2013

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18-rotor electric helicopter makes maiden flight

Aside from being emission-free, the German-built Volocopter VC200 is a VTOL aircraft that aims to offer a calm and quiet ride.

By November 25, 2013

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U.S. Navy turns to Linux to run its drone fleet

A deal will pay giant military contractor Raytheon about $28 million to install the operating system on its vertical take off and landing (VTOL) drones.

By June 8, 2012

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Turbine-electric hybrid VTOL attack drone flies again

Vertical takeoff and landing make it "runway independent," turbojet makes it one of fastest robo-jets ever.

By August 18, 2009