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INTEGRATED DISTRIBUTED

ELECTRIC PROPULSION(TM)

The IDEP(TM) Powertrain

Traditional Propulsion

Designed only for producing thrust.

  • Propulsion Units Deliver Thrust

  • Aircraft Architecture Design Creates Redundancy

  • Airframe Delivers Attitude Control

  • Propulsion Units at Single-Point Locations on Aircraft

  • Props and Engines Designed Independently

IDEP(TM) Systems

Balanced to optimize performing many functions for the aircraft.

  • Propulsion Integral to All Aspects of Performance

  • Propulsion Architecture Contains Redundancy

  • Propulsion System Necessary for Attitude Control

  • Propulsion System Spans Entire Airframe

  • Rotors/Props and Motors are an Integrated Pair

Integrated Distributed Electric Propulsion(TM) (IDEP)

Balanced to optimize performing many functions for the aircraft.

  • Engines

  • Generators (1-2 inputs)

  • Power Distribution

  • Battery / BMS

  • Attitude Control

  • Motors

  • Propulsion Units (optimum for 4-8+)

  • Noise Mitigation Approaches including optimized multi-rotor/prop arrays and low-noise generator installations

System Elements

Benefits

  • Propulsion

  • Control

  • Redundancy/Safety

  • Available faster & cheaper

  • First generation IDEP-Hybrid uses technologies available NOW

Generation 1 - Hybrid Drivetrains

Use today's technologies to enable Urban Air Mobility to start NOW - Designed for commercial operations, redundancy, and 4-8+ propulsion systems. Ready for UAM commercial launch in 2023.

IDEP-H2 (TM)

  • Optimized for 2-3 seat aircraft

  • 200 hp – 325 hp input power

  • Piston generator

IDEP-H2-Twin (TM)

  • Optimized for 2-3 seat aircraft

  • 280 hp input power

  • TWIN Piston generators for added redundancy

IDEP-H7 (TM)

  • Optimized for 5-7 seat aircraft

  • 500 hp – 800 hp total power

  • Turbine generator

Generation 2 - Full Battery Drivetrains

Ready when high=performing batteries are available – leverage VerdeGo’s electric aircraft expertise to combine state of the art batteries with the power distribution, control, and propulsion elements of our hybrid drivetrain – available 2030 to 2040 depending on battery industry

IDEP-B2 (TM)

  • Optimized for 2-3 seat aircraft

  • 150KW - 250KW total motor power

  • Battery-electric

IDEP-B7 (TM)

  • Optimized for 5-7 seat aircraft

  • 375KW - 600KW total motor power

  • Battery-electric