Electric Propulsion Promises Fast Coastal Commuting

Used for takeoff only, the hydrofoil will retract once in flight and the seaglider will land on its hull.
Credit: Regent
A Boston startup is taking a new look at wing-in-ground-effect vehicles through the lens of distributed electric propulsion, advanced flight control and hydrofoil lifting surface technology. Regent is developing a 10-passenger zero-emission vehicle that will compete with high-speed ferries and...
Graham Warwick

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