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World's 1st Hydrogen e-VTOL

  Massachusetts Startup Alakai Hydrogen Powered e-VTOL                                                       Source:  Skai History of Parliament Trust Honor for Skai's Decarbonizing Flying One of the most exciting and promising zero emissions vehicles created in the 2020's is the world's first hydrogen fuel cell powered flying taxi/e-VTOLs called Skai.  It's a hydrogen cell-electric, vertical take-off and landing vehicle that can carry 5 people.  Alakai Technologies of Hopkinton, Massachusetts invented Skai, which has been awarded the "Royal Seal of Approval" for its mission to decarbonize travel and protect the environment.  It will be featured in the Official "History of Parliament Trust 300 Years of Leadership and Innovation" commemorative publication.  The platform recognizes Skai for setting a new standard in zero emissions air travel.  The vehicle is fueled solely by hydrogen, not by lithium-ion batteries that are used in most e-VTOLs.  With Sk

1st Hoverboard Ride Over English Channel

France's Flying Inventor Franky Zapata Source:  Zapata flying into Dover, England French Inventor Goes 106 MPH French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the English Channel today on  a jet powered hoverboard that he invented.  It's a 22 mile trip that took him 22 minutes from Sangatte, France to Dover, England.  At times he reached speeds of 106 mph. Second Try Was the Charm For Zapata, the second attempt brought success.  In late July, he made his first attempt but fell into the water when trying to land on a refueling platform in the middle of the Channel.  He missed it by inches. During today's successful flight, he stopped once to refuel because he started the journey with just 10 minutes worth of fuel.  When he landed in Dover, he commented:  "We made the machine 3 years ago and now we've crossed the Channel.  It's crazy!" Zapata Industries Zapata the inventor has created Zapata Industries.  He invented the Flyboard