Published on: February 20, 2023

Vertiplane X3

Vertiplane X3

Why in news? Vertiplane X3 testing results successful

What is Vertiplane X3? Drone for healthcare

Who has developed? TechEagle Innovations

What was the result? Vertiplane X3 drone flew from the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh, and covering an aerial distance of over 35 km in the next 30 minutes, landed on the roof of Baurari District Hospital in Tehri Garhwal and returned to AIIMS by 12.15 pm with tuberculosis samples from patients in Tehri. By road the distance is around 75 km


  • Fastest ‘made-in-India hybrid’ e-VTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) drone
  • Maximum speed of 120 kmph, distance coverage of 100 km and a payload capacity of 3 kg
  • Studded with multiple fail-safe options and a dynamic design
  • Ideal for the delivery of cargo for healthcare, defence, maritime, hyperlocal, and e-commerce
  • Has two propulsion systems, one for vertical motion and second for forward motion