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Hoversurf’s Hoverbike Gets Inducted Into Dubai Police Department

In a short few months since the revealing of the real-life functional hoverbike, Hoversurf has apparently secured a deal to provide Dubai Police Department with the company’s low altitude flying machines for cop duties. However, don’t expect the Hoversurf to do pursuit duties though. It obviously won’t cut it in several departments. This ain’t no real-life The Fifth Element, yet. The Middle East kingdom’s police department has better vehicles, namely Bugatti, that will do better than zipping at 43 mph (70 km/h), albeit not sixteen feet in the air, and the Bugatti can definitely do a lot more than 25 minutes run while carrying way more than 660 lbs (300 kilograms) of gear. Continue reading Hoversurf’s Hoverbike Gets Inducted Into Dubai Police Department

Real Hoverbike Is A Good Reason Why You Should Keep Your Weight In Check

Just a few days ago, we excitedly posted about the BMW Motorrad and LEGO real-life replica of the Hover Ride. However, our excitement was short-lived because, while it is real, it is completely non-functional, but the Scorpion 3 you see here is different. It is a real-deal, flying motorcycle worthy of the term hoverbike. Unfortunately, this is as far as we can refer this awesome new age personal transportation to cos’ officially, the name ‘hoverbike’ has been taken. Developed by a Russian startup, Hoversurf, the Scorpion 3 is a full-manned flying bike that’s essentially a marriage between a quadcopter and a bike seat. In other words, it is a quadcopter made to carry a person which is something Ehang has done, and we suspect, unless a groundbreaking propulsion system is found, we are going to see a lot of vehicles basing on vertical liftoff system like this. Continue reading Real Hoverbike Is A Good Reason Why You Should Keep Your Weight In Check