Showing posts with the label #flying drones

When Cars Fly - Henry Ford

PAL-V's Liberty is Ready In 1927, Henry Ford said:  "Mark my words.  A combination airplane and motor car is coming.  You may smile, but it will come."  Talk about a futurist!  He was right on, off  by about 90 years, but the time is now. The Liberty:  Ready for Production, Take-off and Driving This is a second hot prototype flying car we wanted to focus on.  It's the creation of the Netherlands based company PAL-V.  Called The Liberty, the developers claim it's production ready, making it a global first.  And they say it's "Licensed to Thrill". Distinctive Design As you can see in the artist's rendering, the Liberty has a design that's different from other flying car prototypes.  It looks like a helicopter.  And, in fact, there's a center mounted rotor blade on top.  The big deal is that it's production ready.  All it awaits is full certification, which it expects in 2019.  The company says it will start delivering

Mean Flying-Driving Machine

"Classiest" Flying Car AeroMobil 4.0 Fossbytes Review calls this vehicle the world's classiest flying car.  AeroMobil, a Slovakia based company, has had it under development for a number of years.  They call it a "roadable aircraft" and a flying car.  With the AeroMobil 4.0, it's a high flying combo. It's being showcased at global Auto Shows and is set for production in 2020. Electric VTOLWith Umph AeroMobil 4.0 is in the testing phase right now.  What's intriguing is that it delivers "efficient" intra-city travel up to 621 miles, which is more than double what most electric VTOL(Vertical Take-Off and Landing) passenger drone concepts deliver. The company says it has an innovative combustion engine with highly advanced aerospace and automotive technology to achieve every efficiency, speed and range over other electric VTOL's. Highly Advanced Electric, Solar & CombustionTechnologies The vehicle uses a hybrid electric moto