Vinata Aeromobility hopes to perform flying-car trial by 2023, flights by 2025, says CEO
According to Yogesh Ramanathan, Founder and CEO of Vinata Aeromobility, the company is hoping to perform flight trials of their Hybrid-electric Flying car by 2023 and make it available for Commercial flights by 2025. At present, they have the proof-of-concept for their technology and a scaled-down model is ready. Their designs show a 1-ton-weighing, two-seater vehicle that resembles a quadcopter. The company says that their vehicle is designed to carry a payload of 250kgs, at a top speed of 120kmph, with a 60-minute flight time endurance, while being powered by both bio-fuel and batteries. In a conversation with Zee media, Yogesh elaborated on the plans of his company and the flight path that lay ahead for them.
The proposed vehicle is said to be made of lightweight and high-strength carbon fibre and composites and would be totally autonomous, while also providing the option for an onboard pilot. “We are working on this vehicle from 2019, flying car has been…