While much of the activity around electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) is focusing on air taxis for urban transport, some see the emerging propulsion technology as a way to bring new energy to more traditional personal aviation.  Many of the new designs are highly unconventional, taking advantage of the closer integration of aerodynamics and propulsion possible with electric drives. They are challenging conventional paradigms for configuration design but have yet to prove ...

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