A Swedish startup called Jetson launched the ONE personal aircraft. Jetson was founded in 2017 by Peter Ternstrom and Tomasz Patan to develop a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. After building a prototype version of ONE in 2018,Jetson recently announced consumer models expected to begin delivery in 2022.
Of course, Jetson ONE uses an all-aluminum, racing-inspired space frame chassis and safety unit. It also has eight high-output brushless electric motors that draw power from an 88-kilowatt lithium-ion battery. Despite having eight motors, Jetson ONE weighs only 190 pounds, which is about 86 kilograms. If needed, the aircraft can be folded to 35.5 inches (90 cm) wide. In addition, ONE uses composite carbon fiber and 3D printed parts to further reduce weight.
Jetson claims that the computer limits the maximum speed to 63 miles per hour and the flight time is about 20 minutes. The single-seater cabin has a three-axis joystick, a throttle stick, and lidar sensors to monitor terrain and other obstacles on the flight path. . Jetson plans to build only 12 ONEs in 2022, and they have already been booked out. However, orders for 2023 are still open, with a basic price of US$92,000, and users need to pay a deposit of US$22,000 first.