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Video answers: ‘Electric VTOL taxi network’

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. It’s planning an elevate network that will use electrically powered aircraft to transport people.
  2. This type of aircraft is being called eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing).
  3. Big players such as Aurora Flight Sciences, Bell Helicopters, Airbus Helicopters and Embraer are working on VTOL (or eVTOL) designs.
  4. Plans are also being made to adapt air traffic control systems to accommodate unmanned aircraft flying in dense built-up areas.
  5. The focus point for this development has been Dallas, Texas so far.

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