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Sustained flight above ground level with no forward speed, best known for being done by helicopters (although some other types of aircraft are also capable of hovering).

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How does the flyboard air get sufficient lift/thrust with such small form factor?

How does the flyboard air get so much thrust when it can't have more than an 6" disc area (if that) on each of its four lift engines? Isn't the thrust of a rotor = CT * p * Area * tipSpeed^2? (CT - ...