Chennai Startup’s Flying Hybrid Cars Launching In October: Now Fly To Your Destination!
Sci-Fi movies are full of fascinating imaginative things. Flying cars are one of the most favorite features of these sci-fi directors. It looks like flying cars won’t be just a fantasy anymore. You won’t have to traverse your way through heavy traffic jams. And to add a cherry on top of this, the innovation might come from India only. Indians may soon travel hassle-free to their destinations through flying hybrid cars.
The hybrid flying car will be unveiled on October 5
In a recent tweet, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that he was introduced to the concept model of Asia’s First Hybrid flying car by the young team of a Chennai-based startup, Vinata Aeromobility.
The Minister expressed hope that flying cars would soon be used for transporting people and cargo, as well as for providing medical emergency services.
Vinata Aeromobility which is headquartered in Chennai is all set to launch its autonomous hybrid flying car on 5 October. The flying machine will be unveiled at the world’s largest Helitech Exhibition – Excel, London.
A car laded with modern features
This flying car features digital instrument panels with artificial intelligence. It helps in making the experience of flying and driving its car more engaging and hassle-free.
According to the company, the flying car is luxurious, gets a visually appealing exterior, features a GPS tracker and entertainment onboard. It gets a panoramic window canopy that provides a 300-degree view.
The car which weighs 1100kg can handle a maximum takeoff weight of 1300kg. As it is powered by an electric battery, this aircraft is Made in India Hybrid Electric VTOL(vertical take-off and landing aircraft).
Flying cars for dual travelers
According to the company the flying car has been designed for dual travelers and can touch a cruise speed range of 100-120 km/hour. The maximum flight time is claimed to be 60 minutes with the highest service ceiling of 3,000 feet.
It should be noted that as the Hybrid Powered flying car also uses Bio Fuel, it is more sustainable.
Safety has been given the topmost priority
The Hybrid Powered Flying car has a Distributed Electric Propulsion. It helps in providing safety for the passengers through redundancy. The Distributed Electric Propulsion means that the flying car has multiple motors and propellers. Hence, if one or more propellers or motors fail, the remaining propellers and motors that are still in good condition can land the flying car safely.
To be ready for the worst of the situations the flying car also comes with an ejection parachute. The cockpit has also been loaded with airbags.
So, all in all. If everything goes all right, very soon we all will be traveling through skies on regular basis.