A team of aerospace engineers working out of the British city of Bristol and the French town of Toulouse have developed a high-tech electric aircraft that is designed to be able to take advantage of so-called VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) functionality.
The Neoptera electric aircraft -- scale models of which are set to hit the skies in the coming weeks -- will feature a number of truly unique design implementations. One of its most noteworthy is a flexible cockpit that moves in relation to the orientation of the electric aircraft. In other words, the body of the aircraft orients itself in sync with the cockpit, making for a more comfortable and efficient flight.
Electric motoring has already made a huge splash on land but is set to disrupt air travel as well, which is why the Neoptera's use of innovative design schemes could help revolutionize electric flight.
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