Don’t call it a blimp. It’s an airship. Travel the sky in style on journeys of over 4000 nautical miles with 15 of your closest friends. Supposedly 75% more efficient than other forms of aerial transportation. An all electric version is in development. I’m stoked about this.. I’ve always been a fan of airships. Seriously, […]
Zero Electric Plane
“It’s a conceptual billboard that [is designed to] arrest people for a moment,” says Doucet. “At its lowest point of impact, it would make people question, ‘Why aren’t there electric commuter planes?’ At the highest impact, producers of short-haul flights, everyone from Airbus and Boeing to your Bombardiers and Gulfstreams, . . . [ are […]
Toyota Invests $349M in Joby VTOL
Joby’s 200mph VTOL has a range of 150 miles. “Toyota’s investment was part of a Series C financing round, in which Joby raised $590 million. Past investors have included Intel Capital, JetBlue Technology Ventures and Toyota AI Ventures.” https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/16/toyota-flying-taxi-joby-investment/
In a very promising start a brand new seaplane took to the skies of British Columbia. With a range of 100 miles this normal looking seaplane will transform island hoping commutes promising safer and quieter rides. https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/12/21012891/electric-airplane-first-flight-magnix-harbor-air
Eviation’s Alice Electric Commuter Plane
Capable of carrying 9 passengers 650 miles at ~270 miles per hour (240 knots). Eviation’s Alice appears to be the first real viable option in allowing passengers to quickly and quietly get from one major airport hub to the next.