That for which we have striven is accomplished. Have you ever seen an inboard or outboard engine having such a fast direction change response, shown at the end of this video? Also note in the video just how rapidly the electric motor reaches maximum propeller speed. Superior response is the key to ultimate maneuverability.
The sounds you hear are actually very quiet, the camera has automatic amplification, if the video environment being recorded is too quiet. The volume is therefore cranked up, a symptom of the camera and not the motors.
We will be making a series of tests soon to see how the entire control system interacts with the pilot's helm operation. Results of the test will be in the April blog.