Turn the key and flew: flying car AeroMobil 3.0
Slovak company AeroMobil presented at the festival startups in the field of science and technology Pioneers-2014 Vienna flying car. This is the third attempt daring enthusiasts. Two ended, in general, nothing.
Over the first AeroMobil Slovak designers started to work in 1990. The second project cost them 15 years - from 1995 to 2010, but it had to bring to mind another three years. AeroMobil 3.0, shown in October of this year, according to experts, has a good chance.
For today AeroMobil 3.0 - one of the most completed projects flying car.
Compete with AeroMobil 3.0 can, perhaps, only a car with folding wings Transition US company Terrafugia, whose production is to order the Americans promised to begin next year.
Rotax 912 engine is able to disperse AeroMobil 3.0 on the highway up to 160 km / h in the air - up to 200 km / h.
AeroMobil 3.0 economical: using regular gasoline, on the ground, he spends 8 l / 100 km, and in the sky - 15 liters per hour.
Cruising on the highway - 875 km. In airplane mode AeroMobil 3.0 is able to fly 700 km.
Of course, AeroMobil 3.0 does not imply daring flights over the traffic jams. Rather, it is a solution for those who want to drive to the nearest any suitable aerodrome (machine can take off even with a dirt strip) and go sailing.
Before the company today are not only technical problems that inevitably appear after lengthy trials, but also marketing. So far, no one can predict whether today ready market for such an aircraft.