Aerospace Company

Freedom Motors Group


Funding Goal $17,400,000
Funding Raised So Far $1,400,000
Funding Commitments $0
Funding Remaining $16,000,000
Funding Type Preferred Equity
Pre-Money Valuation
Investor Ownership
Interest / Dividend
Previous Funding

Company Overview

Freedom Motors' Rotapower® rotary engine is the leading technology in two multi-trillion-dollar world markets where the extraordinary power to weight ratio is essential.

AIR TAXI MARKET: Morgan Stanley predicts that the advanced air mobility (AAM) market will total $9 trillion by 2050 (mostly air taxis). The low power of existing engines will not allow an air taxi to take off vertically while the low energy of batteries gives it a very short range.

PORTABLE ENGINE MARKET: Over 165 million non-automotive engines are produced annually. OEM’s consider an engine’s power per weight and its life to be the most important engine requirements.

In 2024 $10 billion may be wasted developing five to seven passenger ridesharing air taxis. (Doc#1 - AAM Aircraft Review). 76.4% of automotive trips carry one person, 7.5% carry two persons while ridesharing carries a declining 9%. Thus, one person air taxis will dominate this future air taxi market.

All air taxis use distributed propulsion patented by Dr Moller (Doc#2: 3614030) which needs engines with a very high power per weight. The lightest 4-stroke engine produces less than 1 HP/lb while the Rotapower engine produces over 3 HP/lb and has a wear surface life of over 20,000 hrs. FM is integrating its 5-stroke Rotapower engines into a one-person air taxi (Doc#3 – Brochure) with the quickest path to FAA approval (Doc#4 – Future of air taxis). In 1989 and 1993 FM and its exclusive engine licensor Moller International, flew air taxis before the world press. This was the first distributed propulsion air taxis powered by engines.

FM will exclusively manufacture Rotapower engines using the production equipment and IP acquired from General Motors (GMC), Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) and Infinite Engine Company (IEC). These 3 companies are estimated to have spent over $2.5 billion in today’s dollars developing or manufacturing rotary engines. These acquisitions helped develop the Rotapower engine.

FM’s engines are also powering airplanes, jet boats, ATVs, hybrid car, motor scooter, air taxis, gensets and U.S Army, Navy, and Airforce drones.

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Rotapower Engine Developer & Manufacturer

5-Stroke and 4-Stroke Engine Designer and Developer for Aircrafts (manned and unmanned), Range Extenders for EVs,, Small & Medium size Generators, boats, recreational vehicles and many more.

Fewer Moving Parts (2 with 4-Stroke and 3 with 5-Stroke)

Best in class power-to-weight ratio of 3:1 and power-to-volume ratio of 9:1

Reduced Fuel Consumption

Very Low Emission Levels (None with hydrogen), Carbon Neutral with Renewable Fuels

Proven Multi-Fuel Performer

Demonstrated on hydrogen, gasoline, natural gas, methanol, ethanol, propane, spark-ignited diesel, kerosene, and jet fuel. Methanol and ethanol represent the ideal fuels for the Rotapower engine, as to horsepower and torque output, cooling characteristics, fuel economy and environmental effects

Low Vibration Levels

Base models are 27cc, 150cc, 530cc, and 650cc


Subhash Paluru
Chief Executive Officer
Subhash P......

Dr. P...... has over two decades of experience in the utility industry with extensive knowledge and expertise in Power Systems Engineering, Power Operations, Power Marketing, SCADA Operations, Information Technology, Substation Automation, Reliability Compliance, Physical and Cyber Security. Dr. P...... is a former Department of Energy Senior Executive. Dr. P...... oversaw and managed the Sierra Nevada Regional Office of Western Area Power Administration in Northern California. He has also served in several leadership roles in Information Technology, Power Operations, Critical Infrastructure, Reliability Compliance, Physical and Cyber Security. Dr. P...... has also advised several large utilities in the area of Technology and Innovation in the power industry for improving the operation and modernization of North America’s power transmission grid. Dr. P...... holds a PhD in Physics in the field of High Temperature Superconductors and its applications.

Paul Moller
President Executive Officer
Paul M......

Dr. M...... founded the Company and has served as the Company’s President since its formation. In 1972 he founded SuperTrapp Industries and was Chief Executive Officer as SuperTrapp became the most recognized international name in high-performance engine silencing systems. In 1983 he founded M...... International to develop powered lift aircraft. M...... International completed contracts with NASA, NOSC, DARPA, NRL, Harry Diamond Labs, Hughes Aircraft Company, California Department of Transportation and the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force. These contracts included the development and deployment of numerous unmanned aerial vehicles and Wankel based engines. Dr. M...... has received 43 patents including the first U.S. patent on a fundamentally new form of powered lift aircraft. He holds a ME and Ph.D. from McGill University. Dr. M...... was a professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at the UC Davis, from 1963 to 1975, where he developed the Aeronautical Engineering program.


Funding Goal $17,400,000
Funding Raised So Far $1,400,000
Funding Commitments $0
Funding Remaining $16,000,000
Funding Type Preferred Equity
Pre-Money Valuation
Investor Ownership
Interest / Dividend
Previous Funding



Freedom Motors Group

Dixon, CA 95620, US

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