Two eVTOLs You Can Buy and Fly Now

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Two eVTOLs (electric Vertical Take Off and Landing) aircraft are available for purchase right now, presenting owners with potential thrills 20 minutes at a time.  One delivers wind between the toes (if you’re wearing sandals) and the other keeps you dry and even allows water landings.  In airplane economics, they offer “affordable” flying. Though different in appearance and aerodynamics, both machines have triple-redundant flight controls and intrinsic safety features that enable the manufacturers to offer them with relatively few restrictions and fairly easy training sessions. Both qualify as hover bikes/personal flying devices in the eVTOL.com listings of the over 600 aerial electric vehicles.  Both have eight motors and a battery pack that allows about 20 minutes of flight. We’ve turned to the eVTOL News from the Vertical Flight Society for many of the details on each machine. Jetson One An early video of a Jetson One dashing over a desert so enraptured Stephen Colbert two years ago he was begging …