The subsequent automobile might not technically be a flying sports activities automobile, however its creator sees it as a brand new and modern type of private mobility.
What you’re looking at is the Koncepto Millenya, a flying automobile drone created by Philippine inventor Kyxz Mendiola which is definitely a large drone that may accommodate one particular person.
The Koncepto Millenya has been developed and constructed by Mendiola over the past six years and makes use of 16 engines, 16 propellers and 16 computer systems. The preliminary constructed prototype can fly as much as 20 ft and provides ample battery life for a flight period of 10-15 minutes. It makes use of carbon fiber in its development to scale back weight to a minimal.
Mendiola's "flying automobile" made the Web shine a couple of months in the past and sparked the curiosity of Star eight, an Australian firm specializing in electrical automobiles. Star eight was so impressed by the creation of Mendiola that they partnered and supposed to market a automobile just like Koncepto Millenya.
In keeping with Chief Govt Officer and President of Star eight, Jacob Maimon, it’s at present deliberate to launch an electrical air automobile, seating as much as two passengers and weighing 200 kg. If the automobile is born, it will likely be known as the "future eight".
Just lately, discussing his creation with ABS CNB Information, Mendiola mentioned his curiosity in drones had been created.
"When UAV know-how began arriving within the Philippines, I began constructing them for my pastime and for filming. Out of curiosity, I puzzled if I may construct one thing large enough to hold me. "