Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

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The Slovak company AeroMobil presented a flying car at the Pioneers-2014 start-up festival in the field of science and technology in Vienna. This is the third attempt of brave enthusiasts. Two ended, in general, nothing.

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Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

1. Slovak designers started working on the first AeroMobil back in 1990. The second project cost them 15 years - from 1995 to 2010, but it also had to be brought to perfection for another three years. AeroMobil 3.0, shown in October this year, according to experts, has good chances.

Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

2. To date, AeroMobil 3.0 is one of the most completed flying car projects.

Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

3. AeroMobil 3.0 can only be competed with by the American company Terrafugia with folding wings Transition, which the Americans promise to start producing on order next year.

Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

4. The Rotax 912 engine is capable of accelerating AeroMobil 3.0 up to 160 km/h on the highway, up to 200 km/h in the air.

Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

5. AeroMobil 3.0 is economical: using regular gasoline, it spends 8 liters / 100 km on the ground, and 15 liters per hour in the sky.

Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

6. Power reserve on the highway - 875 km. In airplane mode, AeroMobil 3.0 is capable of flying 700 km.

Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

7. Of course, AeroMobil 3.0 does not involve bold flights over traffic jams. Rather, this is a solution for those who want to get to the nearest airfield that is somehow suitable (the device can take off even from a dirt strip) and go flying.

Turn the key and fly: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car

8. The company today faces not only technical problems that will inevitably appear after lengthy tests, but also marketing ones. So far, no one undertakes to predict whether the market today is ready for such aircraft.

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