Pristine England corporate introduces a ferry that flies

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Pristine England corporate introduces a ferry that flies

Referred to as the Regent seaglider, the innovation would virtue the Field Impact to effectively fly then environment sail.

SO THIS IS FULL SIZE, FULL SIZE. THIS IS THE VICEROY DESIGN MOCKUP HERE. IT LOOKS LIKE AN AIRPLANE HAS A BOW, LIKE A MOTORBOAT, ADJUSTING FOILS LIKE A HIGH PERFORMANCE RACING SAILBOAT AND ELECTRIC MOTORS OR PROPULSION. UP TO 180MPH. SO WHAT EXACTLY IS THIS? IT’S TIME TO GET FAMILIAR WITH A SEA GLIDER, A NEW CATEGORY OF VEHICLE THAT MAY SOON BE A REVOLUTIONARY ADDITION TO REGIONAL TRAVEL. SO A SEA GLIDER IS A CLASS OF VEHICLE KNOWN AS A WING IN GROUND EFFECT TO WIG OR WIG. SO IT FLIES WITHIN A WINGSPAN OF THE SURFACE AT ALL TIMES, DOCK TO DOCK EXCLUSIVELY OVER WATER. AND THAT GROUND EFFECT PART IS THE AERODYNAMIC REGIME THAT IT FLIES IN. SO LET’S BREAK THAT DOWN A BIT. THINK OF A SEA GLIDER AS A VERY FAST FERRY THAT FLIES. YOU BOUGHT IT AT A DOCK. NAVIGATE THE INNER HARBOR LIKE A BOAT, THEN USE THE HYDROFOIL SAILS TO CRUISE ABOVE THE WAVES AND FINALLY LIFT OUT OF THE WATER TO FLY. IT FLIES JUST. 10 TO 30FT OVER THE WATER TO GET THE BENEFIT OF GROUND EFFECT. THE PHENOMENON OF EXTRA LIFT THAT ALL FLYING CRAFT GET NEAR THE GROUND OR WATER ANYTHING FLYING BIRDS ON THE SURFACE OF THE WATER. WHEN YOU SEE THEM FLYING LOW OVER THE SURFACE LIKE THAT, THEY’RE FLYING ON THIS DYNAMIC CUSHION OF AIR CALLED GROUND EFFECT. BILLY THALHEIMER AND MIKE KLINKER, BOTH MIT GRADS, LEFT THEIR JOBS WORKING ON ADVANCED ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT AT BOEING TO CO-FOUND REGENT AFTER JUST TWO AND A HALF YEARS. THEY ALREADY HAVE $8 MILLION OF PREORDERS FOR NEARLY 500 GLIDERS FOR OPERATORS SERVING MARKETS LIKE HAWAII, THE CARIBBEAN AND THE ENGLISH CHANNEL. WE GREW UP IN THE BOSTON AREA, SO BOSTON AND NEW YORK OR LA TO SAN FRANCISCO, THESE SORT OF REGIONAL ROUTES, HUNDREDS OF MILES. THAT’S WHAT WE WANTED TO SOLVE. WHERE YOU’RE SITTING IN TRAFFIC, NO MATTER WHEN YOU LEAVE OR YOU’RE SITTING IN THE AIRPORT LONGER THAN YOU’RE IN THE AIRPLANE, LIKE THESE ARE NOT THE WAYS TO TRAVEL THESE ROUTES. THERE’S CLEARLY A BETTER OPTIMUM THERE, 3 TO 1 AND AND A SEA GLIDER. MAYBE IT REGIONS SCALE MODEL PROOF OF CONCEPT MADE A SUCCESSFUL FIRST FLIGHT LAST SEPTEMBER. WE KNEW EXACTLY WHAT TO EXPECT THAT’S FROM THE ENGINEERING STANDPOINT, RIGHT FROM AN EMOTIONAL STANDPOINT, IT WAS AWESOME. RIGHT. WE HAD WE HAD JUST, YOU KNOW, BUILT THIS QUARTER SCALE PROTOTYPE VEHICLE, GOT IT OUT IN THE WATER, SPENT MONTHS TESTING IT, LEARNING ABOUT IT AND SOLVING THE PROBLEMS OF IT. AND EVENTUALLY WE GOT TO SEE IT FLY FOR THE FIRST TIME. SO IT WAS IT WAS A REALLY IT WAS AN AWESOME DAY, A FULL SIZED SEA GLIDER IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING WITH CREW WILL HAPPEN IN 2024. COMMERCIAL DELIVERY OF THE 12 SEAT VICEROY MODEL SHOULD HAPPEN SHORTLY THEREAFTER. AND THE 100 SEAT MONARCH COULD BE DELIVERED BY THE END OF THE DECADE AND THIS IS NOT AVIATION. MARITIME CAPTAINS WILL BE IN THE COCKPITS, SEA GLIDERS ARE FIRMLY IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT AND REGULATED BY THE COAST GUARD. WE’VE HAD SOME PEOPLE SAY, WELL, SHOULDN’T THE FAA DO THIS BECAUSE IT FLIES? IT’S WORTH NOTING THAT THE COAST GUARD AND OTHER MARITIME AUTHORITY IS REGULATE HIGH SPEED CRAFTS. THEY REGULATE HOVERCRAFT WHICH ARE OFF THE WATER AS WELL. SO WE’RE BEING PUT THROUGH AN EXTREME RIGOROUS CERTIFICATION PROCESS. IT JUST HAPPENS TO BE BY THE COAST GUARD. SO GO AHEAD AND DO A FULL LEFT TURN ON THE THE JOYSTICK THERE AND IT WILL BASICALLY TURN LEFT SOME TIME IN THE SIMULATOR. MAKES YOU APPRECIATE JUST HOW MUCH IT ACTS AND FEELS LIKE A BOAT AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH IT OPERATES IS CLEARLY NAUTICAL. AND NOW WE’RE UP IN THE FOIL MODE, RIGHT? SO THE VEHICLE BASICALLY LIFTED ITSELF UP OFF THE WATER. SO RIGHT NOW, THE HULL OF THE VEHICLE IS OFF THE WATER SURFACE. THE FOILS ARE UNDERWATER, CONTROLLING US, BUT WE ARE STILL DRIVING A BOAT RIGHT. SERGEANT SAYS THAT IT’S SEA GLIDERS ARE HALF THE COST OF AIRCRAFT AND SIX TIMES FASTER THAN FERRIES WITH LESS NOISE AND NO EMISSIONS. A GREEN ALTERNATIVE TO CARS, TRAINS, FERRIES AND COMMUTER AIRLINES. CURRENT RANGE IS 180 MILES, WHICH SHOULD IMPROVE QUICKLY WITH THE CONSTANT ADVANCES IN BATTERY TECHNOLOGY. COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS GET REALLY EXCITED WHEN WE’RE LIKE, WE CAN HALF YOUR OPERATING COSTS WITH A VEHICLE THAT HAS ZERO EMISSIONS AND HAS EXTREMELY LOW INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIREMENTS, RIGHT? SO YOU CAN MAKE THIS ACCESSIBLE TO EVERYONE. YOU CAN RUN NOT ONLY YOUR ROUTES TODAY, BUT YOU CAN OPEN UP NEW ROUTES IN THE FUTURE AND TAKE ON NEW MARKET SHARE. AND THAT IS THE 30,000 FOOT VIEW OF THIS POTENTIAL TRAVEL GAME CHANGER. OR MORE ACCURATELY, THE 30 FOOT VIEW ABOVE THE WATER ON A CUSHION OF AIR AND POSSIBLY COMING SOON TO A DOCK NEAR YOU. IT’S VERY COOL. AND REGION SAYS THE SEA GLIDERS WILL BE PERFECT FOR TRIPS FROM BOSTON TO THE VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET. MIAMI, THE CARIBBEAN OR SIMILAR ROUTES AND PERHAPS LONGER. THEY SAY BY THE END OF THE DECADE THEY COULD HAVE A 500 MILE RANGE. THEY ALSO SEE A PRIVATE MARKET FOR THIS THAT COULD REPLACE PRIVATE AIRCRAFT ON SOME ROUTES. AND THEY ALREADY HAVE A LOT OF BIG BACKERS, INCLUDING LOCKHEED MARTIN, JAPAN AIRLINES, HAWAIIAN AIRLINES AND A LOT OF OTHERS. THEY SEEM TO BE LITERALLY TAKING OFF.

Pristine England corporate introduces a ferry that flies

Referred to as the Regent seaglider, the innovation would virtue the Field Impact to effectively fly then environment sail.

A Rhode Island corporate is hoping to switch regional proceed with its brandnew invention, a seaglider, a kind of boat that still flies simply above the H2O’s floor.

A Rhode Island corporate is hoping to switch regional proceed with its brandnew invention, a seaglider, a kind of boat that still flies simply above the H2O’s floor.

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