GoFly Phase II Winners

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And The Five GoFly Phase II Winners Are …

Boring has announced the five finalists of Phase II of the GoFly challenge. Each of the following teams will receive $50,000 in prizes, while continuing to compete for the $1,000,000 Grand Prize.

The GoFly community is comprised of more than 3,500 innovators from 101 countries across the globe. Of these innovators, 31 Phase II Teams across 16 countries submitted entries for review by a panel of experts across 2 rounds of rigorous judging. These Phase II teams were required to submit visual and written documentation detailing their personal flyer prototypes. It’s the first time physical prototypes were introduced into the challenge, and this crucial step has brought us ever closer to the Final Fly-Off.

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Join us in congratulating our winning teams on their achievements and in thanking our partners and sponsors for their support of the GoFly Prize and our innovators. Major partners include Grand Sponsor Boeing, Corporate Sponsor Pratt & Whitney, and over twenty other major aviation and innovation organizations that offer resources to our competitors and participate in our Masters and Mentors program.

And now, without further ado, meet our Phase II winners (in alphabetical order):

#1 Team Aeroxo | ERA Aviabike

Latvia and Russia

Team Aeroxo | ERA Aviabike
Team Aeroxo Team Aeroxo | ERA Aviabike

The ERA Aviabike is a tilt-rotor aerial vehicle type that combines the VTOL capabilities of a helicopter with the range and speed of fixed-wing aircraft. ERA Aviabike is a flying bike.

#2 Team Dragonair Aviation | Airboard 2.0 

United States

The Airboard 2.0 is a multicopter for human flight.

Team Dragonair Aviation | Airboard 2.0
Team Dragonair Aviation Team Dragonair Aviation | Airboard 2.0

#3 Team Silverwing Personal Flight | S1 


The SI is a canard-wing configuration around a person in motorcycle-like orientation powered by two electric motors with ducted rotors. The aircraft makes a 90-degree transition from vertical take-off to horizontal cruise flight.

Team Silverwing Personal Flight | S1
Team Silverwing Personal Flight Team Silverwing Personal Flight | S1

#4 Team Texas A&M Harmony | Aria

United States

The Aria is a high-TRL compact rotorcraft designed to minimize noise and maximize efficiency, safety, reliability, and flight experience.

Team Texas A&M Harmony | Aria
Team Texas A&M Harmony Team Texas A&M Harmony | Aria

#5 Team Trek Aerospace, Inc | FlyKart2 

United States

The FlyKart2 is an electric, single-seat, multi-rotor, ducted-fan, VTOL aircraft designed to be inexpensive to build, own, and operate.

Team Trek Aerospace, Inc | FlyKart2
Team Trek Aerospace, Inc Team Trek Aerospace, Inc | FlyKart2


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