The era of getting stuck in traffic jams is literally over. We have now entered an era where the cars will have wings as well. Now, you can lift your wheels up in the air whenever you want. Terrafugia has been a recent talk in town, as the developers struggled quite hard to make the flying car legal on ground as well as in the air. And now, we’ve spotted a Dutch flying car just a few days ago, not too long after the release of the very first such contraption. PAL-V is the company name and the same was given to its very own flying machine.
The launch of the PAL-V ONE marks a truly historic event: the birth of a new class of vehicles offering unprecedented freedom, adventure, flexibility and pleasure – all in one product!
Now the main difference between Terrafugia’s car and this car is that its top speed is 112 mph on the ground as well as in the air, with a sub 8 second 0-60mph time, which means its the only flying supercar in the world right now.The company has been very successful in attaining the permits and licences for it in different countries. The residents of Europe will just have to show a recreational or private plane licence to fly it and for riding this car on road all they will have to possess is their normal legal licence.
The PAL-V flies in the air like a gyrocopter with lift generated by an auto-rotating rotor and forward speed produced by a foldable push propeller in the back. It has three wheels, a narrow base, but a high center of gravity and on the ground it drives sort of like a motorcycle thanks to a patented “tilting” system.
The flying range of the PAL-V is between 315 and 350 miles, and it can reach speeds of up to 112 mph on the ground and in the air.
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