|Privately held company|
|Founder||Alexander Zosel and Stephan Wolf|
|CEO: Florian Reuter, Chairman: Lukasz Gadowski|
Volocopter GmbH (formerly called E-Volo GmbH) is a German aircraft manufacturer based in Bruchsal (previously based in Karlsruhe) and founded by Alexander Zosel and Stephan Wolf. The company specializes in the design of electric multirotor helicopters in the form of personal air vehicles, designed for air taxi use.
The CEO is Florian Reuter and chairman Lukasz Gadowski.
The two-seat project that became the Volocopter 2X started in 2013, evolved from early single-seat Volocopter VC2 prototype flown in 2011. The two seat prototype was designated as the VC-200 and the derived production model the 2X.
The company received investments from a number of organizations including from Daimler AG, totalling €25M in 2017, to start 2X production. The aircraft entered serial production in April 2018 and will be built under contract by the German sailplane manufacturer DG Flugzeugbau.
Summary of aircraft built by Volocopter:
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