How Quiet Do Electric Aircraft Need To Be?

If they annoy users' neighbors, it will be hard to get this new sector off the ground.

The ability to operate within dense urban environments is critical to the business models of many eVTOL aircraft developers. Companies know that these aircraft will be accepted by communities only if they can operate far more quietly than existing aircraft.

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To show how this translates to real-life operations, BJT sister-publication FutureFlight looks at Joby's tests to measure noise levels from its four-passenger aircraft flying across the same measuring point at the same altitude and speed as five other aircraft. Turn up the sound and decide for yourself whether you could live with what you hear.