AeroMobil 5.0 AeroMobil Bratislava, Slovakia www.aeromobil.com The AeroMobil 5.0 is a concept four seat flying car designed for door-to-door flying. Two electrically driven propellers situated on its wing-tips supply vertical take-off and cruise mode thrust. Based on the AeroMobil 3.0 and 4.0 models, the 5.0 is expected to employ a Rotax 912 four cylinder horizontally-opposed liquid and air-cooled piston aircraft engine with 75 kW 100 hp and a battery package. The wings pivot backwards when the vehicle is in its driving configuration. Flight range will be 700 km. The 3.0 test model included a ballistic parachute. Current versions are designed for a human pilot. The AeroMobil 5.0 is intended for “wealthy supercar buyers and flight enthusiasts” to be used for door-to-door travel as a VTOL with highway driving capability. It will offer “Mobility as a service using the best from the combination of the car, the plane and the computer.” On 8 May 2015 the AeroMobil 3.0 prototype crashed during a test flight at the Nitra Airport near Janíkovce, Slovakia. The aircraft entered a spin and the ballistic parachute was deployed. The pilot was sent to hospital by ambulance with back pain but was later released. AeroMobil announced its plans for the AeroMobil 5.0, a four seat version and evolution of its earlier models, on March 21, 2018. Resources: Search eVTOL news posts AeroMobile website Press Release: AeroMobil Unveils AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL Concept, AeroMobil, March 21, 2018 Article: Fly high with the uprise of flying cars from Slovakia, Utest, February 28, 2017 Article: Aeromobil’s flying car will go on sale in 2017, company says, CBC, March 15, 2015 Article: Flying car AeroMobil 3.0 is ready to rule the roads and the sky , Business Standard, October 15 2014 Photos: AeroMobil evolution (1990-2014) Internet Archive of AeroMobil Tags: AeroMobil, Lift + Cruise, Initial Design, 4 Passengers, Electric/Batteries, Autonomous
Bratislava, Slovakia-based AeroMobil s.r.o. was founded in 2010 to develop vehicles that can convert from street-legal automobiles to aircraft, though the AeroMobil design has been in development since 1990. The company flew its 3.0 short takeoff and landing (STOL) design in 2013 and announced its 4.0 production model in April 2017, capable of STOL operations from 650 ft (200 m) grass strips; the company is currently taking pre-orders for the vehicle. On March 21, AeroMobil unveiled its latest iteration of its flying car series: the “AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL is a concept for our future electric 4-seater flying taxi combining flight with driving capability. It will have vertical take-off and landing capability and incorporates pragmatic development approach and experience with our previous prototypes.” The AeroMobil 5.0 has two electrically driven propellers for VTOL with horizontal thrust being provided by an electric-powered rear-mounted pusher propeller. The company said that the production of the AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL model will follow the AeroMobil 4.0 STOL rollout, which will be available in a limited series to private owners around the world in 2020. The company said it expects the AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL concept to be available within the next seven to ten years, in line with the reality of building and scaling the infrastructure and regulation for personal transportation.
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