Today: 23 May 2017
In Germany, the first manned launch test Volocopter, which is considered the first flying car. The car rose a few meters up and flew a short distance horizontally with a speed 25 kilometers per hour. About This was reported by New Scientist.
Flying car designs based in Karlsruhe (Germany), the company E-Volo. The vehicle is equipped with rotors 18. The control system developed and owned by Intel company located in Germany Ascending Technologies. Control Volocopter carried out using a joystick.
The first unmanned test vehicle took flying in 2014 year. In the future, engineers plan to test flight the machine over long distances and heights at speeds up to a hundred kilometers per hour. The creators say their device Volocopter environmentally friendly and safe flying car of the future city.