The United States Air Force Has Big Plans For The Hexa “Flying Car”

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The Hexa is an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) wingless multicopter. It is developed by LIFT Aircraft, a Texas-based company. In May, the Air Force will start testing the “flying car” that was designed for the commercial market to be used in military missions, including rescuing troops, delivering cargo and conducting security checks over an airfield.

In late March, one of the flying cars was loaded on a HC-130J and was transported from Ohio to Texas. This was a test to prove that eVTOL aircraft fit to be transported by U.S. military cargo planes.

The initial test was with a single eVTOL, while a C-130H could carry up to four Hexa platforms, with newer C-130J models potentially able to transport five or six at a time.

The first eVTOL prototype was unveiled in February 2021, and the first production units were delivered to the US Air Force for testing and air-worthiness certification.

The Hexa isn’t exactly a flying car, it’s better described as a multi-rotor drone, which is considered an ultralight aircraft that doesn’t need a pilot’s license to fly.

Such eVTOL capable of landing without a runway could be used to ferry troops and supplies needed to stand up operations, while also providing a platform for crisis response. The Hexa will undergo tests for all of these.

Right now, Hexa’s abilities are limited and geared toward the commercial recreation market. The aircraft has room for one person and can fly for about 10-15 minutes and cover a range of 10-15 miles, depending on the payload. A person can learn to fly Hexa quickly because many of the flight systems are automated, but Lift plans to develop a fully automated version.

In the future, the platform could potentially serve as an armed overwatch aircraft to protect ground troops.

Even in its current, limited capability, the Hexa could be useful. While it can’t carry as much weight as required to satisfy certain logistics missions, it could transfer smaller cargo.

eVTOL platforms with quiet electric engines and simple sustainment footprints could become key to the Air Force as it figures out how to operate away from large airfields, a concept known as agile combat employment, or ACE.

In a war situation against China or Russia, it is likely that US bases in Europe would quickly be destroyed, for a while or permanently. In response, the US Air Force wants to be able to shift to a disaggregated style of fighting, where discrete packages of aircraft are temporarily deployed to smaller airfields across the globe that may not have large runways or established amenities.

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Steve Standley

Yawn. Tiny payload. Short flight time. Huge target by drone standards. This is jet-pack stupid.

Albert Pike

It’s a toy, but could be a good wheel chair for their senile President – makes also lots of wind…

Justin

i agree with everything u say. However…. “Carbon nanotube batteries” have been around for 11 years.
They’ve got them!

Ryan Glantz

such a joke. they’ve had antigravitic technology since 1956

farbat

who are they

Jihadi Colin

The Mrght’tht people of Aldebaran XIII.

farbat

you are mistaken if you think “they” is the united states of america

Noydb

It can only fly for 15 minutes. These electric car/plane people really don’t see the benefit of gasoline and jet fuel.

Robert Ferrin

Well now I have it right from the horses mouth that these are going to replace the F-35 all models as they will reduce their maintenance by 95% which means they can field four or five instead of the one or two and besides increase their air time by another whopping hour, and without a doubt Russia will be knocking on the doors seeking some type of surrender,,

Jens Holm

Is this the horse:) comment image

Pave Way IV

Sorry, but this just looks… inelegant.

Tommy Jensen

American design. For us this is beautiful.

Jihadi Colin

Your sarcasm goes over the heads of almost everyone.

Tommy Jensen

Its exactly where the art of joking is.

Jens Holm

Much as You are full of sixpacks Yourself :)

cechas vodobenikov

“the people of north amerika accept a level of ugliness in their daily lives nearly without precedent in the history of western civilization”. Yuri Bezmenov

Tommy Jensen

Yuri is right. Its actual incredible disgusting when we know how extremely beautiful the Creation is. comment image

Jens Holm

I thik a Howard use trying to upscale to a very big airplane by conventional methods. It could fly – BUT BUT.

Tommy Jensen

Invisible and soundless Hexa can fly into Crimea in the night of darkness, land on any roof in Sevastopol, and carry out any precision operation, in a maximum short timeframe, for our US Special Forces.

Jens Holm

Angles already do it:)

cechas vodobenikov

maybe can be used by LGBT special forces in San Francisco to police HIV/covid bath-houses

farbat

iran does produce something similar which can also be used to land on water and generally is working at a new concept for its rapid response forces and special forces but america pretty much showed us how not to do it once again as it usually does these days

farbat

this thing is maybe a good seller for private use but for military use its quite pathetic since its expensive big and it has a cabine way to small to fit a fully armed and equipped soldier also if the cabine isnt to pilot this thing why include it

Jens Holm

It reminds me of thiscomment image

Nothing wrong with it, but it has many limitations.

farbat

this thing is a death trap

Jens Holm

Of course not.

Arch Bungle

Then it needs to be encouraged …

Roy Sonman

Another boondoggle designed to only line the pockets of the pols, crats, cronies and connected involved.

Jens Holm

I see that too. If they upscale it 10 times it probatly can cross the atlantic within 2 days…

Jihadi Colin

Welcome to the latest boondoggle.

Jens Holm

Its probatly a good study in light weight materials and easy to use. But it seemes unpractical in most things.

Several other options are already made and could be innovated at least some.

By own best choise would be ballons filled with dirty hot air from right here.

klove and light

ridiculousness…….. yeah thats the word I just looked up in wikipedia….

and guess what I found under Ridiculousness..

Hexa-eVTOL

over and out-

angrycitizen

Another “green” initiative to make the PC-obsessed USAF, Greta-compliant!

Arch Bungle

Hey look! A Flying target, that can be taken out by a $10 drone.

Michael Apanian

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disTheeNot

they had big plans for the F35.

Andreas

Don’t mess with Texas!

verner

the us airforce not exactly a hotbed of ingenious ideas. on the contrary there sems to be a shortage of clever ideas beneficial for the country