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has a “composite structure pilot module,” Coker said, that keeps the pilot safe in the event of an accident. It also has a ballistic parachute system (think Top Gun) that can launch and bring an aircraft back down safely from even just a few feet. “This is built around safety from the start,” he said. “Reliability is the most important element of it. We have safety built into the actual structure itself. Very similar to a Formula One racing car, and finally what we actually have is a new ballistic parachute that is the basis of recognizing the way that we can be as safe as we possibly can. It opens at very low altitude and actually saves both the aircraft and the pilot in an emergency.”

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