29 Apr '17, 8pm

via @CleanTechnica

via @CleanTechnica

Sitting on top of two generous cigar-shaped pontoons, much like water-landing helicopters use, the Kitty Hawk uses two rotors on all four sides of the aircraft, with a total of eight. Using the same design as modern drones, think of the Kitty Hawk Flyer one as a personal aircraft, where the pilot sits on top of it using a joystick to operate its flight maneuvers. But sitting on top of a drone also means sitting on top of propellers, not a particularly reassuring idea. So the Kitty Hawk Flyer has a net over the propellers, should you topple.

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2017/04/29/kitty-hawk-flyer-bac...

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