Vinata Aeromobility is expect to unveil its autonomous hybrid flying car to the world next month on 5th October 2021 at one of the most popular aviation exhibitions Excel, in London.
And it looks like Asia could soon get its first Hybrid Flying car developed by a startup from Chennai.
Jyotiraditya Scindia, Civil Aviation Minister Said :
“Delighted to have been introduce to the concept model of the soon-to-become Asia’s First Hybrid flying car by the young team of Vinata AeroMobility. Once this takes off, flying cars would be use for transporting people & cargo, as well as for providing medical emergency services.”
About Vinata Aeromobility
Founded by Yogesh Ramanathan the company is based out of Chennai.
Vinata Aeromobility comprises leading space scientists from ISRO, Dr A.E. Muthunayagam as their principal advisor.
Also in the team as a UAM (Urban Air Mobility) advisor is Dawn Zoldi, a retired US Air Force colonel with over 28 years of experience.
Urban Air Mobility Vehicle
The autonomous flying vehicle uses AI to take its passengers from one place to another.
Flying Car essentially looks like a car atop a drone with a quad-copter.
The Flying Car cabin gets luxurious seating with a panoramic window canopy, offering a 360-degree view.
The flying vehicle will be capable of vertical take-off and landing using its coaxial quad-rotor.
Flying Car weighs a total of 1,100 kilograms and can handle a takeoff weight of 1,300 kilograms.
Flying Car rotors would be power using an electric battery.
The Flying Car would be power using biofuel.
This Flying Car can fly at a speed of 100 to 120 kilometres per hour and can carry two passengers at the same time with a maximum flight time of 60 minutes at a maximum height of 3,000 feet.
The Flying Car also gets an ejection parachute as well as airbags inside the cockpit for additional safety.
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