The worlds first electric vertical take-off and landing jet
Lilium Jet is the world's first electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet which means it can take off and land like a helicopter but fly like a jet.
The VTOL ability is supported by the jet's 12 flaps (each flap has 3 electric jet engines) that tilt vertically during lift-off allowing the engines to lift the plane and then once sufficient altitude is reached the flaps tilt horizontally to accelerate the plane.
It reaches a top speed of 300 km/h with a range of 300 km.
Lilium is still not available for sale however the company has managed to succesfully test it last year in April of 2017 as you can see in the video.
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