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Flying car ready for pre-order this year after 10 years of manufacturing

Posted: 16 April, 2017 at 06:01 pm
Flying car ready for pre-order this year after 10 years of manufacturing
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The world's top flying car maker prepares to unleash its first ever flying machine after more than a decade in the making.

This car is called AeroMobil

The car, called AeroMobil, has reportedly been redesigned with hundreds of improvements. It is set to take the stage at Top Marques Monaco super car show on 20th April 2017.

Flying car ready for pre-order this year after 10 years of manufacturing

The firm said it has completed the interior of the craft, and says it is undergoing advanced flight tests in Slovakia

AeroMobil will launch its new model of the flying car at the super car show next week, which the team says was built in compliance with the existing regulatory frameworks for both cars and airplanes.

Built from light-weight steel framework and carbon coating, when converted into a plane, the vehicle measures just over 26 feet wide and 19 feet long to accommodate two people.

“By combining aero and car functionality in perfect harmony it heralds a new era in efficient and exciting travel, offering users an unparalleled choice of transport on the road or in the air,” says the AeroMobil team.

Flying car ready for pre-order this year after 10 years of manufacturing

The team reportedly began this journey in 1990 with a sketch of a vision for the future of transportation.

“We have been developing the concept of a flying car since 1990. Our first model looked quite bizarre and it would have problems in the regular use,” says Tatiana Veber, the AeroMobil spokesman. “That was a signal to improve the concept of the flying car in a way to become an integral part of the regular road traffic.”

About 10 years later, it has morphed into a fully functioning machine.

“We got a positive feedback from several experts in avionics, which appreciated design and the technical solution of the process of transformation. The car is constructed to be fuelled at regular gas stations using the fuel for Rotax 912 ULS engine,” says Veber.

The flying car manufacturer brags that its vehicle is capable of tucking away its wings once it reaches the ground, thus allowing it to seamlessly pull into the traditional parking spots.

The flying car reportedly has a range of 310 miles and measures nearly five feet long when used as a car. It is built from light-weight steel framework and carbon coating and is convertible into a plane. It measures just over 26 feet wide and 19 feet long and can accommodate two people.

With the flying car, AeroMobil aims to make personal transportation more efficient by offering the choice of transport on the road or in the sky, and forever putting an end to traffic jams.

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