A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Show

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  1. Jun 22, 2017 #1

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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    Nah, I don't believe it.

    The battery website smells of one of those websites, lots of MBA flash, no substance, and of course:

    "Investment Opportunities".

    http://www.phinergy.com/
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    That's the kind of **** you get when you task a graphic designer to come up with your OML.
     
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    They lost me with they said "Zero Emissions". Not possible to make any of the material without emissions for some sort. Smoke and mirrors.
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    No. Now if they have found a way to recharge the air/aluminum battery?....
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    You mean like all those "coal powered" cars built by Tesla?:roll:
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    Also says they're poistioning to be a Uber esq service. That worked great for eclipse.
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    One would expect to see a photograph of an actual airplane from an "unveiling."


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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    I like their stairs
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    And avoid inverting the Breguet range formula.

    MLW>>2x MTOW.....
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    If one of the wing-tip engines fail on takeoff or landing approach, I certainly wouldn't like to be the pilot.
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    Thank Hera, someone noticed the pretty graphic image doesn't seem to have nearly enough rudder to handle a motor failure. I'm not sure the Hindenburg has enough rudder.
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    I just spotted a prop on the tail too. Is it a tri motor or are the wingtip thingies actually for capturing vortices? Also, the short nose, long tail combo are driving me crazy with no obvious way to balance the airplane short of the nose gear leg made from depleted uranium.
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    Zero emissions in CA? I've been to Nevada and saw with my own eyes coal power stations belching filthy black smoke sending electricity to CA. Power stations that dirty became history in Europe in what, the 50's?
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    Germany is the golden child of "Green" countries in the World apparently, you should see their coal pits and stations.

    By the way, you're not mistaking steam for smoke are you?

    I'm not getting political at all, or taking either side, it just makes me laugh at all the climate change articles I see when 90% of the time they show a picture of steam pouring out!

    This one's from a University for goodness sakes, you would think they of all would know better ..

    environ-1tjt09a.jpg
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    I feel the same way when I see Lenticular clouds labeled as UFOs.

    I once really annoyed some guy by picking up his UFO book at a Sci-fi Con and flipping through it with narration. "Lenticular cloud, lamp, lennie, Forbidden Planet Cruiser, lennie, 1950's Nazi flying saucer conspiracy book illustration, lennie, car window reflection of headliner light, lennie, ooh!, roll cloud, lennie.........."
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    Steam, or rather a water aerosol formed from condensed steam, is white. Noxious coal smoke, black. Coal has a low hydrogen content and produces little water when burned. I can also spot the difference between a cooling tower and a chimney.
    CO2 doesn't photograph well.
     
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    Re: A new all-electric aircraft with a range up to 600 miles unveiled at Paris Air Sh

    "CO2 doesn't photograph well."

    https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap170612.html

    It does take a very expensive camera.
     
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    and consider all that wasted energy going up in steam
     
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    I have installed so much of the pollution equipment in coal fired power plants the blue prints are permanently embedded in my brain and that started in the latter 1960's.
     

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