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enter image description here (Source) This is certainly not the Ampaire 337 or Electric EEL, which is a converted Cessna 337. It looks like a boundary layer ingestor. Being from Ampaire, it probably is electric or hybrid.

I've tried to find more information about this craft, but failed so far, even from their own website (including the linked page). Google seems to think it's a Learjet. I don't think I've been able to find much, if any other photos of this plane.

The foreground seems to indicate this was a real photo taken from another plane, as you can see window sills, details generally absent in renderings (and many show-off photos). I must admit though, that's not the safest flying around.

Even if it's a rendering, it would probably be a concept. I can't even name the plane yet.

It's beautiful.

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    $\begingroup$ This does not appear to be a real picture. It looks computer generated. $\endgroup$ – Dean F. Jun 27 at 17:21
  • $\begingroup$ @DeanF. Are you sure? Notice the window sill in the foreground. I don't usually see such things in CGI $\endgroup$ – Abdullah Jun 27 at 17:24
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    $\begingroup$ Definitely an artist rendering. The chase plane window sill is placed for realism. $\endgroup$ – Dean F. Jun 27 at 18:01
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    $\begingroup$ The amateurish wing-fuselage integration gives this away as one of the many scams with electric aircraft which circulate today. Every naive fellow thinks after Tesla there must follow electric airliners. Do the numbers and see for yourself how realistic this is. $\endgroup$ – Peter Kämpf Jun 28 at 15:56
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    $\begingroup$ @Abdullah: Yes, and there is litte structure to support asymmetrical loads. With lowered flaps there is a huge hole, lowering their effectiveness. Next, the thing is unstable without thrust. This is a problem in a descent and when batteries are empty. No sane FAA official would sign off on this. Again, looks like a scam. $\endgroup$ – Peter Kämpf Jun 29 at 16:37
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It's called the Ampaire Tailwind, and as this article explains, it only exists in scale models and renderings at the moment.

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  • $\begingroup$ this sounds like a stupid kind of thing for me to miss $\endgroup$ – Abdullah Jun 27 at 17:55

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