Time to prepare for landing. Arvo slowed down the jet, tilted the 30 electric engines by 90 degrees, stopped cold in mid-air, and brought the jet down vertically, right in the middle of the “H” of the vertiport. 20 seconds from cruise flight to landing, in the middle of a tropic storm, and the passengers … Read more
The push came hard and unexpected. Blue veins flushed with blood. They stood out against the dry skin of Arvo’s hand, as he gripped the joystick and forced his will on the machine. In the fight between man and storm, muscle memory won. A man in seat five put down his glass of whiskey. The soft impact with the table created a bigger stir in the liquid, than the major gust of wind that had just hit the electric jet.
“Okay, where am I?” thought Arvo.