Originally Posted by Dialfonzo
I really think it is possible. With a single engine it will reduce the chance of failure. Every aircraft needs a lot of inspection and maint. Helis require 3hrs for ever hour of flight time. This would be significantly less. With the advancements in flight controllers on this forum alone it wouldn't take much to adapt for a simple fly-by-wire system with auto stabilize and auto pilot. Imagine getting the family together, take off, punch in a Google address, fly there at a 100mph or two, and manually land just about anywhere. Add a paraglider shoot for safety.