Avatar or Aerobic Vehicle for Transatmospheric Hypersonic Aerospace TranspoRtation is a spacecraft that can take off from any conventional airfield just like in Hollywood movies. It is being developed by DRDO i. e Defense Research and Development Organisation for military as well as commercial purposes. Still in the design phase , it was expected to be tested by 2016 but still no confirmation of testing yet.

Its air cycle engine would collect air and liquefy it and separate Oxygen and store it on board for subsequent flight beyond earths atmosphere. It was first announced in May 1998 during Aero India show in Benagluru.