Cool Elec Plane for Organ transport.

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  1. Scott@KTYR

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    Beta Technologies eVTOL Air Text Prototype
     
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    Very interesting, thanks for posting.
     
  3. Bobanna

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    How would you get an organ (Wurlitzer, Hammond, etc.) into that?
     
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    I wonder who has more range: these guys or a Tesla? ;)
     
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    An update on Beta Technologies EVTOL. They learned a bunch from the airplane in the OP. They've re-thought their approach. An interview by Wired's Eric Adams on their next gen prototype. This is interesting!

     
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    That's not an organ transport plane, THIS is an organ transport plane:
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    Ah, the good ole piano ad from Piper many years ago. Still remember that from Flying Magazine.
     
  8. Racerx

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    Raptor guy.... Take some notes
     
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    I’m thinking it isn’t allowed in STOL competitions.
     
  10. Domenick

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    It's a eVTOL aircraft, extolled for it's VERTICAL takeoff and landing capabilities, yet it took off conventionally in more distance than many existing (and ancient) GA aircraft. Color me confused.
     
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    It's likely they're doing initial flight tests on the wing alone as buildup before using the rotors. Not at all unusual if you have the capability.

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    who is used to the 'build up, break down' school of flight test
     
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    ^^^ This.


    Did you actually listen to the interview? Their approach seems logical and methodical based on what they learned from their tilt-rotor.
     
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    They're doing a very thorough and well thought out flight test program. Hence my comment on raptor guy taking notes. How they're going about testing is impressive
     
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    Color me guilty. I was multitasking and may not have paid as much attention as I should have.