Klein Vision's flying car successfully completed the test flight between two cities in Slovakia. This flying car starts flying from car to aircraft in 2.15 minutes. At the same time, it is capable of filling the road too.
New Delhi. The air and ground-operated AirCar made a successful 35-minute test flight between Nitra and Bratislava, Slovakia's two international airports. Klein Vision, the maker of this aircraft, said that after landing, within 3 minutes of pressing a button, this aircraft was converted into a sports car. During the test, the aircar was flown by its inventor Professor Stephen Klein. According to the company, this car covered the distance between the two airports in less than half the time.
Klein Vision founder and CEO Stephen Klein drove it like a normal car after landing at the airport. This Klein Vision hybrid car-aircraft, aircar, is powered by a BMW engine and runs on regular petrol-pumped fuel. This car takes 2 minutes to become an aircraft and 15 seconds to take off after that. The petrol engine-powered aircar can accelerate to 190 kmph. According to the company, this hybrid flying car with a fixed-propeller system can cover a distance of 1000 km at an altitude of 8,200 feet.
Has Spent 40 Hours In The Air During 140 Test Flights
Klein's Next Target To Speed Up To 300 Kmph On Single Fuel Tank Top-up After the tank is full in one hour and one time, there is an air journey of 1,000 km. This car has so far spent a total of 40 hours in the air during more than 140 test flights. Now this car has also been able to take a sharp turn of 45 degrees. Let us tell you that during the test flight between the two international airports, the car had caught a speed of 170 kmph. The company says that this car has turned science fiction into reality. This concept is a living example of the future of the car.
Stephen Klein said a new era of vehicles will start
After leaving the cockpit of the aircar in Bratislava, Stephen Klein said that With flying, a new era of land and air flying vehicles has started. This has opened up a new category of transportation. He described the experience of the test flight as normal and pleasant. Also said that it can carry two people with a combined weight limit of 200 kg. He told that a 300hp engine will be installed in Aircar Prototype-2. It has got EASA CS-23 aircraft certificate along with an M-1 road permit.