Lilium has successfully tested its all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet for the first time, and you can watch the inaugural test flight above. The basic concept of a VTOL is that it has the benefits of a helicopter in terms of taking off without requiring a huge runway, but once airborne, it can still achieve the higher top speeds of a fixed wing aircraft like a jet. The… Read More

from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/20/watch-liliums-successful-test-flight-of-the-worlds-first-electric-vtol-jet/?ncid=rss

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