NASA is set to officially unveil Puffin, a tilt-rotor aircraft, tomorrow. With a range of 50-miles, this eletrically propelled craft “can cruise at 150 miles per hour and sprint at more like 300 miles per hour.” Video after the break.

…rather than tilting the rotors forward for horizontal flight, the whole craft – cockpit and all – pitches forward, meaning the pilot flies from a prone position. During takeoff and landing the tail splits into four legs that serve as landing gear.

[via Gizmodo]