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Pictures: SAITH unveils a helicopter

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Sangulani Chikumbutso has become the first Zimbabwean to design and make an electric powered vehicle and a hybrid helicopter among other gadgets through his company SAITH Technologies.

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A Form 2 dropout Chikumbutso, who was born and bred in the high density suburb of Kuwadzana, left many people surprised and shocked as he demonstrated how the machines operate during the official launch in Harare on Monday. The biggest of his inventions is the Greener Power Machine (GPM) which is set to revolutionize the energy sector.

SAITH Technologies founder and inventor Sangulani Max Chikumbutso stands by his two-seater helicopter which uses six different types of fuel.
SAITH Technologies founder and inventor Sangulani Max Chikumbutso stands by his two-seater helicopter which uses six different types of fuel.
The Saith Fully Electric Vehicle which was designed and made  locally by Chikumbutso through Saith Technologies.
The Saith Fully Electric Vehicle which was designed and made locally by Chikumbutso through Saith Technologies.
Sangulani Chikumbutso explains how the Saith Fully Electric Vehicle (FEV) operates. It has a top speed of 90km/h.
Sangulani Chikumbutso explains how the Saith Fully Electric Vehicle (FEV) operates. It has a top speed of 90km/h.
Sangulani Chikumbutso explains to visitors how the Permanent Magnetic Converter works during a presentation.
Sangulani Chikumbutso explains to visitors how the Permanent Magnetic Converter works during a presentation.
Chikumbutso shows the Mobile backpack which can be used in the military and in broadcasting. This is a long range transmission system of high definition IMA.
Chikumbutso shows the Mobile backpack which can be used in the military and in broadcasting. This is a long range transmission system of high definition IMA.
The traffic signs  which are some of Chikumbutso's inventions.
Traffic signs which Chikumbutso invented.
Chikumbutso explains how the Greener Power Machine operates.
Chikumbutso explains how the Greener Power Machine operates.
Guests who also included school children look at the Saith hexacopter or drone during its test  run.
School children and guests take pictures of the drone during its test run.
Saith technologies advisor Dr Rarai Katsande speaks to members of the media after official launch of their products.
SAITH technologies advisor Dr Farai Katsande speaks to journalists after the unveiling of the helicopter, drone and electric car among other gadgets.

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