Clearly, not wanting to be left out on the highway in the skies, Subaru has also unveiled its vision of a flying car. Dubbed the Subaru Sport Mobility Concept, Subaru’s vision of a flying Subaru is no different from other concepts; it is an eVTOL powered by horizontally mounted rotors (six, in this instance).
Soon, we will be seeing Suzuki scooting across the skies in Japan. Nope. There will not be flying Swift or Jimny or Vitara but thanks to a technology and production agreement with Japanese personal air transport maker, SkyDrive, Suzuki is indeed taking to the skies.
When a body of water, such as a lake or sea, gets in the way of campers like those traveling in the Highwave Boaterhome or the Sealvans Amphibious Caravan, they have the option to deploy their seafaring campers. But Xpeng Motors takes this concept to new heights with its “Land Aircraft Carrier” modular flying car, …
Two years ago, China electric car maker Xiaopeng showed off its concept of a flying car. It is determined to create a flying car that actually looks like one, not just another VTOL or one that requires an airfield to take off and land. For the uninitiated, this flying car is a venture between EV …
This is AKSA A5, it is another flying that has been awarded a special airworthiness certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct test flights after the Alef Flying Car. TBH. It looks more like an aircraft that is made to roll on the roads than an actual flying car like the Alef.
The mention of a flying car, we imagine it to be a vehicle that looks like a regular car but can take to the skies anywhere, anytime. You know, kind of like the flying DeLorean Time Machine or Matt Trakker’s Thunderhawk from M.A.S.K.
The promise of a flying car future has not materialized yet. Development has been less than speedy for various reasons, including technology for an efficient, sustainable, and safe flying car. Perhaps that will change with the start of the world’s first crewed flying car race, the Airspeeder Racing Series, in 2024.
Chinese electric car maker Xiaopeng Motors, better known as Xpeng outside of China, shared its vision of flying cars through HT Aero last year. Fast forward to 2022, the company offers some updates on the development at Xiaopeng Tech Day.
Shows like M.A.S.K. and Back to the Future II set an unrealistic expectation for flying cars. I mean, when we talked about flying cars, most people would imagine a regular-looking car that, you know, just flies. Gullwing doors are a bonus, of course, but shouldn’t open like Matt Trakker’s Thunder Hawk in order to fly …
It has been several years since a new personal air transport called Blackfly by Opener was revealed. The good news is, it is still alive. Yay. The California-based aerospace outfit has recently carried out a human flight demonstration at the EAA AirVenture 2021 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.