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Originally Posted by aramis View Post
there are electric aircraft in the works that are car sized, with ducted fans instead of rotors. Those are unlikely to be heliport-limited.

They're still not going to takeoff and land on city streets or in parking lots.

Call 'em heliports, call 'em LZs, call 'em whatever you want. They're still going to use specific designated areas for safety and flight control reasons. The app on your phone will call one to a nearby "heliport", but it won't call on to the curb outside the bar.
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