The word “Flying car” is no more limited to fictional stories in books, it has been given birth into the world by the Slovakia-based engineering firm Aeromobil. The company showcased its new and updated design for flying car at an expo in Monaco with a price tag of 1.2 to 1.5 million euros ( $1.28 to 1.6 million) which is available for pre-order.
As per the Aeromobil, the advanced vehicle is functional as a four-wheeled car for a relax driving as well as an aircraft to get rid of the road jams. The hybrid engine of the vehicle makes it environment friendly and develop eagerness to drive it once. It is featured with folding out wings which can swing out within three minutes making it easier to switch to flight from a car and vice versa.
The company Aeromobil, whose first delivery of flying car is expected to go out by 2020, has developed it keeping regulatory frameworks for both cars and planes in mind which means the operator of the vehicle should be holder of license for driver as well as pilot. The company aims to produce only 500 units which will be available for commercial purchase.
A few months ago, as reported, the company raised $3.2 million for the successful accomplishment of developing and testing of the new design of the vehicle. However, it also helped the company for better production. “The new investment will enable the company to develop and showcase a physical model,” said Juraj Vaculík, AeroMobil’s co-founder and CEO.
“AeroMobil aims to make personal transportation vastly more efficient and environmentally friendly by allowing significantly faster door-to-door travel for medium-distance trips and in areas with limited or missing road infrastructure,” AeroMobil representatives said in a statement.
Key Features of AeroMobil Flying Car
- Transformation in flight in less than 3 minutes
- 700 Kms of automotive range
- 90 liters of Fuel capacity (95 RON Gasoline)
- 750 km of Aerospace Max Cruise Range
- Top speed of 160 kph
- Max takeoff weight is 960 kg
About the Company
AeroMobil is an advanced automobile and engineering company which has brought its name in the news by commercializing a combination of a flying and a sports car. The main aim of the company is to make the personal transportation efficient and environment friendly by overcoming the problem of traffic jams.
Article by Nishant.