Based in Männedorf, aventura.aero AG is developing the aventura-s gyrocopter for special tasks. The aircraft accommodates two people and has a payload of 100 kilograms. It can fly for up to six hours and will bridge the gap between conventional drones and helicopters.
According to an article on startupticker.ch, application areas of aventura-s include disaster relief and transport air services for personnel and goods. The gyrocopter is also excellent for flying expeditions and heavy-duty missions.
The company plans to launch its multi-purpose aerial platform in Europe within the next 12 to 18 months, as startupticker.ch reports. Early this year, aventura.aero obtained the permit to fly from the German authorities. The startup closed a funding round in which a six-digit amount was raised.
It has also qualified for the Academic Industry Training program India (AIT) run by Venturelab. It will therefore join nine other Swiss-based entrepreneurs at the virtual event in India. The startup is already in discussion with a potential customer for powerline monitoring with the gyrocopter, revealed Daniel Y. Spring, CEO of aventura.aero, in the article on startupticker.ch.