The helicopter that could take you from LA to SF in under an hour [Video]

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The "transformer" aircraft that flies like a plane but lands and takes off like a helicopter - and could soon take you from LA to SF in under an hourThe Transcend Air Corporation has announced the development of a new vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) six-seater aircraft called the Vy 400...

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The ‘transformer’ aircraft that flies like a plane but lands and takes off like a helicopter – and could soon take you from LA to SF in under an hour

  • The Transcend Air Corporation has announced the development of a new vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) six-seater aircraft called the Vy 400 that will be ready …

The Transcend Air Corporation says the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) six-seater aircraft that will be ready in January 2024. The Vy 400 will deliver business travelers directly to and from major city centers. It is able to travel at speeds of 405 mph, three times faster than a traditional helicopter, thanks to its tilt-wing design.

It will have a range of 450 miles and be able to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 55 minutes

It will use a navigation system called fly-by-wire, meaning it will not be controlled manually but rather electronically and will potentially be automated

AirSpaceX unveiled its latest prototype, Mobi-One, at the North American International Auto Show in early 2018. Like its closest rivals, the electric aircraft is designed to carry two to four passengers and is capable of vertical take-off and landing

Airbus Project Vahana prototype, branded Alpha One, successfully completed its maiden test flight in February 2018. The self-piloted helicopter reached a height of 16 feet (five metres) before successfully returning to the ground. In total, the test flight lasted 53 seconds