Australian-based Airspeeder has introduced the world’s first flying electric racing car. Airspeeder Mk3 is the product of many years of work of the company. A Kickstarter in 2017 with his project Prototype in mid-2019 was introduced The latest version of the flying racing car was shown. The design of the model, produced in real size, supports the first prototypes.
We climb like a drone, we race like F1
Airspeeder Mk3, capable of vertical ascent and descent, looks like a giant drone. In previous years Air speed and Alauda Aeronautics A statement by its founder Matthew Pearson also supported this statement. he said “that in this design, they combine a drone and an F1 car and put together a hybrid flying vehicle model.”
As previously reported, the vehicle can accelerate up to 120 km/h. The four propellers on the right and left of the car allow the electric race car to stay in the air while allowing sharp maneuvers. In addition, with the addition of LiDAR and radar-based systems, vehicles will be able to fly closer to each other.
Countdown to the manned flying racing vehicle Airspeeder Mk4
By 2021, Airspeeder’s Australian headquarters are expected to produce more than 10 racing cars. A team selected from well-known brands in boat, aviation, automotive and motor sports, such as Mclaren, Jaguar Land Rover, Boeing, Babcock Aviation and Rolls-Royce, will carry out the production process. The remote-controlled Airspeeder Mk3 provides information on the specifications, performance and design of the Airspeeder Mk4, the first manned flying race car expected to be launched in 2022. Dates of competitions with Airspeeder Mk3 have not been announced yet. The calendar is expected to be announced after the final pre-season tests.
Of course, this is not the first attempt to fly electric vehicles. Although they are not as ambitious as the Airspeeder Mk3 in terms of speed, we have written similar tools before. PAL-V’s personal air and dryness tools and 16 propellers manufactured in Russia for military purposes flying car It is similar in design to the Airspeeder. Built to speed up traffic, Lilium On the other hand, at 100 km / h, the Airspeeder is the closest electric vehicle to the Mk3.
Announced: Airspeeder Mk3 here.
– Airspeeder (@AirspeederHQ) February 4, 2021
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