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Lillium - VTOL all-electric plane

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by dauger, May 10, 2016.

  1. dauger

    dauger Member

    Jan 21, 2014
    Huntington Beach, CA, USA
  2. mhpr262

    mhpr262 Member

    Sep 19, 2012
    Old Europe
    I'm not expecting much, performancewise. Small ducted fans are notoriously inefficient, especially at low speeds like lifting off and landing. There is a reason a helicopter usually has just one giant rotor. Expect a flight time measured in minutes at 250mph, not hours. With the wings that far back I presume the passenger cell of the plane is designed as a lifting body?

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