eVTOL aircraft – 2018

eVTOL aircraft – 2018 Vertical Aerospace (https://www.vertical-aerospace.com) is building technology to revolutionise how people fly, with the ultimate aim of making intercity air travel personal, on-demand and carbon free. The Bristol-based startup has built and flown the UK’s first full scale fully electric vertical take off and landing aircraft. Its unmanned technology demonstrator aircraft weighs 750kg and flew across Cotswold Airport in Kemble, Gloucestershire in June 2018 as part of the company’s flight test programme. The electric vertical takeoff and landing revolution is upon us, and there’s likely no turning…

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Kitty Hawk, the mysterious flying-car startup

Kitty Hawk says the Flyer is “easy to fly” but recommends professional training. Because it’s powered by motors rather than internal combustion engines, Kitty Hawk says the Flyer will be significantly quieter than other ultralight aircraft. APPLY FOR A FOUNDERSERIES FLYER Kitty Hawk, the mysterious flying-car startup funded by the Google cofounder Larry Page Larry Page’s newest flying car is fit for one and operated by joystick The fully electrical vehicle flies between 3 to 10 feet off the water, powered by 10 independent lift fans, and can fly for up to 20 minutes or 20 miles.…

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