The Chinese company Geely bought the developer of flying cars

The Chinese company Geely, which owns Volvo, has recently acquired a young company Terrafugia, developed a flying car. Device called the Transition, perhaps, is among the developments in this area, the closest to the real implementation in the form of a serial product. Especially now that the creative and engineering resources Terrafugia are the financial and production capabilities Geely.

A prototype of the Terrafugia similar to the finished product more than other similar products. He is able to move through the air at a speed of 160 km/h Range 650 km. the Car is equipped with a parachute, and safe flight is ensured by means of automatic piloting.

What’s more important for Geely car received the approval of the General Aviation Administration that allows you to certify it as a light sport aircraft. Thus, it will be possible to produce a vehicle that legally can drive on public roads and flying through the air.

Source: Engadget


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