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atpcliff
07-30-2017, 11:52 PM
This plane is planned for 2 and 4 seater-designs.

The four seater has an 800lb. payload, a four hour range, and a cost 4-5 times less than a conventional 4 seat aircraft.

https://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/3752-full.html?ET=avweb:e3752:229848a:&st=email#229419


CrimsonEclipse
07-31-2017, 10:31 PM
This plane is planned for 2 and 4 seater-designs.

The four seater has an 800lb. payload, a four hour range, and a cost 4-5 times less than a conventional 4 seat aircraft.

https://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/3752-full.html?ET=avweb:e3752:229848a:&st=email#229419

4 hour is not range, it's endurance.
i want to know what the DISTANCE it is capable (with IFR reserves of course)

Great for training though.

sailingfun
08-01-2017, 01:49 PM
This plane is planned for 2 and 4 seater-designs.

The four seater has an 800lb. payload, a four hour range, and a cost 4-5 times less than a conventional 4 seat aircraft.

https://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/3752-full.html?ET=avweb:e3752:229848a:&st=email#229419

The cost is operating cost, not the price of the airframe. 4 hours endurance means probably 2 hours of flying at cruise power with reserves. Once you fly somewhere and land then what? If they have charging available you are in for a long wait, probably overnight. Not very viable at this point for anything other than local training.