And while there have been a few surprises, they've been the good kind. "The first time I walked up to it, it seemed like an airliner, it was so big. And I thought, 'Oh, my. What have I gotten myself into?'" Turley says. "I got over that pretty quickly, though, and now the size seems normal to me. But I didn't know you could fly it with eight people and still go a phenomenal distance. With most planes, it's a trade-off between those two.