BUSINESS JET (VBJ®)/
Pegasus Vertical Business Jet (VBJ®)
The Pegasus Vertical Business Jet (VBJ®) (Pegasus VBJ®) will be the first aircraft to provide true business jet performance coupled with helicopter convenience. The VBJ® will make point to point travel feasible with multiple innovations that make it safe and easy to fly.
The VBJ is designed specifically around ease of access to helipads / heliports and conventional runways.
This duel application positions the VBJ aircraft in a market segment that very few can compete with, especially when considering the multiple redundancies incorporated from the hybrid power source, flight control and stability systems.
The comfortable interior cabin offering 6 PAX + PIC, an on-board lavatory, galley and baggage compartment all support a great relaxing experience exuding comfort and style.
Targeting Government operations, corporates, HNWI’s, medivac, search and rescue, offshore operations, general charter, super yachts and ocean going vessels. Pegasus VBJ® is about to change the way we understand air travel, designed with the capability to land on almost any surface.
- Hybrid propulsion
- Sophisticated simplicity (FCS)
- Single pilot operation / dual pilot
- Reliability & Safety
- Redundancy (Multiple levels)
- Border Control
- Search and Rescue
- Oil and Gas (IOGP)
- Military application
- Large Scalability (type specific)
- Moving platforms i.e. Yachts
- Business aircraft / VIP
No other executive jet
will offer such a exponential mix of convenience, performance, speed and comfort.
With the VBJ® one would be able to take off and land anywhere, whether it’s on a rooftop, a yacht, or a helipad – the possibilities are endless. In fact, Pegasus VBJ® is heralding a new era of point-to-point air travel.
The Pegasus VBJ® has already had it’s South African Patents granted RSA 2017/01274. EU patents were approved earlier in 2020, EP3169586 and the USA Patents approved on the 14th July 2020, US 10,710713 B2 .
Compared to the cabin of a helicopter, Pegasus VBJ® comfortable with low noise and little to no cabin vibrations. This means more productive meeting or business time in travel. Pegasus VBJ® cabin is larger and more luxurious. With a smoother, faster flight and greater range Pegasus VBJ® will be beneficial in the “Golden Hour” of medical evacuations.
|Number of Seats:||7 seater|
|Engine Type and horse power:||Turboshaft x 2. (2300 shp)|
|Fuel burn (Kgs per hour):||309|
|Tank Capacity in Kgs:||2040|
|Range in Kilometres:||4400 (runway) 2124 (VTOL)|
|Endurance in hours:||6.6 hrs (runway) 3.18 hrs (VTOL)|
|Propeller type & operation :||Twin double ducted fans and four lift fan units|
|Fixed or retractable undercarriage:||Retractable|
|Type of construction:||Composite|
|Lead time for ordering:||12 to 18 months from FAA certification|
|Applications:||Business Jet, Rescue, Oil & Gas Platforms, Cargo, Yatch, Policing, Grass Landing and Scalability|
|Speeds in Knots:||Cruise = 410 / Stall = 70 / VNE = 430|
|Size:||Length = 15 m / Wingspan = 14.38 m / Height 3.6 m|
|Weight in kgs:||MTOW = 5700KG / Empty = 3040 kg / Useful Load 2660kg|