MIT Study Supports Electra’s Rationale For Regional eSTOL

A single-pilot, seven-passenger eSTOL aircraft for regional air mobility is Electra’s initially “minimum viable product.”
Credit: was founded on the premise that ultrashort-takeoff regional aircraft enabled by distributed electric propulsion would fly more payload longer distances than vertical-takeoff vehicles while still being able to operate from a similarly constrained urban footprint. A new study by the...
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