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(Aero-News Newwork)   German engineers are developing an aircraft so unusual they don't even know what to call it. Octakaidecacopter?   ( aero-news.net) divider line
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11242 clicks; posted to Geek » on 29 Jan 2013 at 10:03 AM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-01-29 12:37:04 PM  
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2013-01-29 10:39:09 AM  
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I wonder if you can autorotate it in the event of a failure.
2013-01-29 10:20:22 AM  
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18 rotors AND a pusher motor? Well that's different.

Also, from their website:

The aim for the VC200 is a two-seater volocopter with the following aircraft

• a speed of over 54 kn (100 km/h)

• a minimum flight altitude of 6500 ft

• a take-off weight of 450 kg

• more than one hour flight time
2013-01-29 10:10:42 AM  
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Electric? Really, Does it have a five mile range or something?
2013-01-29 09:02:01 AM  
1 vote:
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