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Old 25th May 2019, 03:19
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Originally Posted by Pilot DAR View Post
So as we price out polluting, including light airplanes, what will the pilots of the future fly in to build their experience?
Here’s one alternative:


And before the naysayers chip in, yes it has limited range and there are some considerations with charging, so it’s not perfect yet, but the technology will be improved and become more efficient and user friendly over time as more R&D is done in the field.

It’s like witnessing the first flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903 and exclaiming “pfft, a fabric and wire contraption that can’t even travel 100m, as if people will cross oceans in that one day, might as well give up and stick with coal burning ships!”
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