VTOL

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VTOL

 (vē′tôl′)
n.
1. The capability of taking off and landing vertically, without use of a runway.
2. An aircraft having such capability.

[v(ertical) t(ake)o(ff and) l(anding).]

VTOL

(ˈviːtɒl)
n
1. (Aeronautics) vertical takeoff and landing; a system in which an aircraft can take off and land vertically
2. (Aeronautics) an aircraft that uses this system. Compare STOL

VTOL

(ˈviˌtɔl)

n.
a convertiplane capable of taking off and landing vertically, having forward speeds comparable to those of conventional aircraft.
[1955–60; v(ertical) t(ake)o(ff and) l(anding)]
Translations

VTOL

[ˈviːtɒl] N ABBR =vertical take-off and landingADAC m
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The specific vehicles being developed are referred to as "electric vertical take-off and landing aircrafts," or eVTOL.
Vertical Aerospace is among the first companies to build and fly a full scale, fully electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) and is working towards commercial flight by 2023.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Cyient Solutions & Systems on Wednesday launched its WanderB vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial system for land and maritime operations that can operate even in strong winds and harsh weather conditions.
In Derby, VRCO is working on a prototype of an electric-powered flying car, that has vertical take-off and landing - and can even land on water.
Rolls said it hoped to manufacture a prototype version of its electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) vehicle within the next 18 months and have commercial versions available within the next five years.
Their concept electric vertical take-off and landing (Evtol) vehicle is being displayed at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire.
AeroMobil's international engineering team has been developing the AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) concept and the AeroMobil 4.
The concept vehicle is expected to be unveiled in March 2018 with manned test flights planned in September, making Autonomous Flight the first company in the UK to join the burgeoning global market of passenger drones, better known as electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft, or VTOLs.
The ride-sharing giant assessed the feasibility of what it called 'vertical take-off and landing' vehicles in a 98-page white paper, inviting innovators and entrepreneurs to take flight with the idea.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian inventors at Sharif University of Technology designed and built a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone able to fly full automatically in different environments even out of the pilot's sight.
During vertical take-off and landing, the same eight engines and ducting would drive 24 wing- and fuselage-mounted vertical-lift fans.

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