• Perhaps I should have been less specific than "engine" failure as each rotor appears to have it's own engine - the point applies more to circumstances where all drive to the rotor array stops, for example battery depletion or failure.

  • I'm intrigued by how these aircraft deal with engine failure - by comparison to helicopters which depend on rotor disc inertia to flare at touchdown during auto-rotation. I can't imagine these small rotors have enough mass to store the same energy as a helicopter rotor.

  • Originally Posted by adethyasjce Originally Posted by andrewjason81 Originally Posted by adethyasjce Originally Posted by andrewjason81 Originally Posted by ian62 Is anyone aware of the logic/rationale behind selecting some passengers for the DSC offer and not others? Thanks. It would be use...

  • Anyone have any ideas when we're likely to see the 787-9 on it's domestic bed in flights - and if anyone has picked up any seats on them yet?I assume they will probably be sometime around November / December next year, but would be interested in any specifics people have, with the aim of nabbing ...