Elon Musk’s Surprising Opinion On Electric Planes

Great except for thinking only in terms of the mechanical readability utterly divorced from human utility. The majority of people best served by electric aviation don’t need high altitude, supersonic transportation.

What we need are High-Speed, V/STOL craft capable of serving a multiple mission objectives and are resilient enough to be relied upon when all other forms of transportation no longer function because of earthquake, hurricane, and any number of catastrophic events directly caused by humankind.

An hydrofoil assisted flairliner powered by electric turbojets optimized for vectored thrust at low altitudes and cruises in and out of ground effect.

Suck, Squeeze, Chill, Blow

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