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Unique Car-Copter from France

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  Hydrogen Powered Car-Helicopter Combo                                        Source:  MACA Flight Straight Out of Star Wars & Off to the Races   French startup MACA Flight, an Airbus startup, unveiled a fascinating hydrogen powered combination car and helicopter at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022.  It is designed to be a flying race car.  Experts say that it is reminiscent of the flying podracers in the Star Wars movie series.  This is the world's second flying race car.  Australia's Alauda Aeronautics introduced the world's first - Airspeeder Mk3 - about a year ago and put it through its paces in the world's first electric flying drag race. Carcopter The new French MACA S11 is classified as a carcopter, VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing vehicle).  It is a zero-emissions, racing car concept built for speed, agility and sustainability.  What makes it unique is that it is hydrogen powered.  It is not powered by a conventional battery.  MACA S11 is a concep

Personal Hovercraft for Land & Sea

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  Von Mercier Arosa Luxury, Sporty Hovercraft                                                                                 Source:  Von Mercier Arosa Floating Above the Surface in a New Type of Vehicle The Von Mercier Arosa is the world's first luxury, personal, sports hovercraft created by Denver based Von Mercier company.  With its hybrid-electric powertrain, it can hover over land and sea.  It is not a car.  What look like wheels are actually fans for lift and hovering.  This sports, amphibious hovercraft is designed for adventurers who want to "Explore beyond the road", which is the company's slogan for Arosa.  The vehicle hovers on a cushion of air, 7 inches above the surface.  It is a new, breakthrough form of travel adventure. Tech Specs Arosa floats above any surface including grass, sand, gravel, mud, water and more.  It has an advanced directional control system that provides full maneuverability and allows the driver to move forward, backwards, reverse d