GE, Jetoptera To Demo Fluidic VTOL Propulsion General Electric is working with Jetoptera to demonstrate the startup’s Fluidic Propulsion System (FPS) for vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft. The 500-lb.-thrust demonstrator system will use a gas generator based on GE Aviation’s H-Series turboprop. “This is the first step toward a fully customized gas generator that will lead to a Jetoptera 500 VTOL flight demonstrator,” says GE. Jetoptera is proposing ...

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