The 'e-volo' multicopter is a prototype personal transport vehicle, steerable via joystock and powered by sixteen propellers
to hover in the air. a team of German professionals-- physicist Thomas Senkel, programmer Stephan Wolf, and designer Philipp
Halisch, as well as Alexander Zosel-- have just completed the first prototype and test flight of the craft, which they imagine
for use towards entertainment purposes, aerial photography and inspection, and short-distance travel.