Horizon Aircraft CEO says the emerging air-taxi sector needs rigorous safety protocols. An accident could set the industry back years.
The space agency has taken one giant leap forward with the zero-emissions X-57 Maxwell.
Air taxis could soon be a reality.
Pipistrel, with nine electric aircraft to its credit, was the first to market with an e-plane. Now it’s ready to launch its largest yet.
The nine-passenger Cassio 2 has an electric propulsion system that turns it into a flying Model X.
Instead of fossil fuel or large battery banks, Eather One will be powered by air friction across its wings and airframe. That kind of renewable, on-demand energy is a radical proposition.
The ZER0 is powered by three large propellers instead of jet engines.
The aerospace company believes the ACCEL will be able to hit speeds in excess of 300 mph next year.
Powered by a 750 hp electric engine, the plane completed its first successful flight on Tuesday.