Star Wars Revisited
This Boeing GoFly, Top Ten winner is so cool it looks like its ready for Star Wars adventures. It's called Tetra 3 and is the concept design created by Team Tetra of Japan. It clearly looks like a flying motorbike. The operator rides it like a motorcycle. And according to Team Tetra Captain Tasuka Nakai, the operator can work it and fly it like a video game.
Fun and Easy to Fly
The Japanese team says the Tetra 3 is easy for anyone to fly. An electric motor powers the propellers. The device can hover, take off and land vertically and fly horizontally, much like a plane with fixed wings. To win the competition, it also has to fly non-stop at least 20 miles, safely, with minimal noise and comply with the international competition's size standards.
The rubber is hitting the road. The futuristic, Star Wars-like Tetra 3 is now being built into a working prototype to fly for the gold. $2 million in prize money to be awarded to one of the ten competing international teams to win Boeing's Go Fly competition. The winner will be announced in March 2019.