Australian startup hold a race among the flying car

Australian startup Alauda collected own flying "car" Airspeeder Alauda Mark 1 of the racing car body. The resulting giant copter vertical take-off and landing will be racing flying cars planned for 2019.

Australian startup hold a race among the flying car

"Motorsport exists because we have cars. Any type of transport develops, because different companies are constantly striving to make their best development - flying faster, higher. Here we are, creating Airspeeder Alauda Mark 1, planned to make of it something like a Ferrari ", - said the head of the start-Matt Pearson.

The first controlled flight Airspeeder Alauda Mark 1 will be held in early 2018, but the race is scheduled to startup in 2019. The event continues through the stage approval from the authorities, who seem not particularly object to its implementation. The main thing - to bring the technical condition of vehicles under the requirements specified in the regulations of the local state car inspection. The aircraft will be able to develop a speed of up to 200 kilometers per hour, and it will supply the battery, similar to that installed in the Tesla Model S. Such devices Airspeeder Alauda Mark 1 aircraft means doing in other countries. There is a similar development in Russia. It was probably their creators and Australians plan to attract to participate in the races.