The most high-tech, well-imagined and the transportation future has finally arrived – flying cars now exist and available starting this week.
Two European-based companies on Thursday unveiled their prototypes for the electric flying cars at a supercar show in Monaco to the excitement of the motor world.
The companies named Slovak company, Aeromobil, disclosed their “new generation” of flying vehicles the AeroMobil 3.0 and confirmed they were already taking orders, though you will have to wait another three years for delivery.
Speaking to AFP, the company spokesperson said “We are taking reservations from today for deliveries expected in 2020, after the process of (regulatory) approvals is completed.”
According to the report, the flying car will be yours for $1.3million to $1.6million the six-metre long Aeromobil 3.0 looks slightly like a standard car on the ground but boasts foldable wings that when fully extended span an impressive nine metres.
The impressive can be transform into a plane, it is able to carry two passengers and cruise at a speed of 260 km. for 750 km.
It can be remembered that it wasn’t the only flying car on offer though. Dutch company PAL-V launched the PAL-V Liberty.
PAL-V Liberty is much little smaller than the Aeromobil, this flying car is available as early as next year and is a snippet of the cost, going on the market between $320,010 and $534,064.
Furthermore, the three wheel gyrocopter has a retractable rotor and can carry two people at a cruising speed of 160 km/h for maximum 500km.
Robert Dingemanse, car designer, said with confidence that it is one of the “safest flying machines” in the world and is able to fly “whatever the weather”.
Whatever model of these wonderful inventions you want to drive and fly on, remember that you need to get your hands on a pilot’s qualification and a driving licence before taking it out for a spin in the sky.