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Archer reveals first photos of its Maker eVTOL air taxi

The electric aircraft will shuttle passengers over urban traffic, making use of the existing network of airports and helipads.

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After glimpses, teases and renders, Archer finally gives us the first photos of its Maker urban air taxi.

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The electric aircraft will carry up to two passengers and their luggage above the traffic jams of urban areas.

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The craft is capable of eVTOL or electric vertical take-off and landing, allowing it to make use of existing airport and helipad infrastructure.

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There are a total of 12 props. Six can be tilted between hovering and fixed-wing flight modes. The other six are fixed and only used during hovering and when transitioning.

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Archer expects a range of about 60 miles when cruising at 150 mph and 2,000 feet.

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That's not a huge operation range, but enough to get you from San Francisco to San Jose in about 17 minutes.

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Archer expects production to start in 2022, with United Airlines being one of the first customers in line.

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