The Australian-based company Airspeeder introduced the world’s first flying electric racing vehicle. The Airspeeder Mk3 is the product of many years of the company’s work. A Kickstarter in 2017 with your project In mid-2019, the prototype inserted The final version of the flying racing vehicle was shown. The design of the model, which is produced in life size, supports the first prototypes.
Getting up like a drone, running like F1
The Airspeeder Mk3, capable of taking off and landing vertically, looks like a giant drone. In previous years Airspeeder Y Alauda Aeronautics The statement of its founder, Matthew Pearson, also supported this claim. Pearson said that in this design, they combined a drone and an F1 car and put together a model of a hybrid flying vehicle. had said.
As stated above, the vehicle can accelerate to 120 km / h. Four propellers, each to the right and left of the vehicle, allow the electric racing vehicle to stay in the air while performing rough maneuvers. Furthermore, with the addition of LiDAR and radar-based systems, the vehicles will be able to fly closer to each other.
Countdown to Airspeeder Mk4 manned flying racing vehicle
More than 10 race cars are expected to be built at Airspeeder headquarters in Australia by 2021. A team selected from leading brands in boats, aviation, automotive and motorsports such as Mclaren, Jaguar Land Rover, Boeing, Babcock Aviation and Rolls -Royce will carry out the production process. The remotely controlled Airspeeder Mk3 provides information on the technical characteristics, performance and design of the Airspeeder Mk4, the first manned flying race car, which is expected to be launched in 2022. The dates of the races with the Airspeeder Mk3 have not yet been announced. have announced. The schedule is expected to be announced after the final preseason tests are completed.
Of course, this is not the first attempt to fly electric vehicles. Although they are not as ambitious in speed as the Airspeeder Mk3, we have written similar vehicles before. PAL-V personal air and ground tools and 16 propellers produced for military purposes in Russia Flying car It is similar to the Airspeeder vehicle in terms of design. Established to speed up transportation, Lilium On the other hand, with a speed of up to 100 km / h, it is the closest flying electric vehicle to the Airspeeder Mk3.
Revealed: The Airspeeder Mk3 is here.
– Airspeeder (@AirspeederHQ) February 4, 2021
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