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Fly your way to office: India to soon introduce Asia’s first hybrid flying cars

By Livemint

Instead of jostling through unending traffic on the way to the office, Indians may soon travel hassle-free to their destinations in cities through flying hybrid cars. Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia tweeted on Monday that he was introduced to the concept model of Asia’s First Hybrid flying car by the young team of a Chennai-based startup.

Scindia expressed hope that flying cars would soon be used for transporting people and cargo, as well as for providing medical emergency services.

Launch of the flying car

Chennai-based Vinata Aeromobility is all set to launch its autonomous hybrid flying car on 5 October at the world’s largest Helitech Exhibition – Excel, London.

Incredible user experience

Vinata’s hybrid flying car features digital instrument panels with artificial intelligence to make the experience of flying and driving its car more engaging and hassle-free.

The company claims that its flying car is luxurious, gets a visually appealing exterior, features GPS tracker and entertainment on board. The flying car gets a panoramic window canopy that provides a 300-degree view.

Vertical take-off and landing

The hybrid flying car weighs 1100kg and can handle a maximum takeoff weight of 1300kg. Since it has an electric battery, this aircraft type of the Hybrid Flying car is a Made in India Hybrid Electric VTOL(vertical take-off and landing aircraft). The Rotor Configuration of the flying car is the Co-axial quad-rotor.

Flying cars for dual travelers

Vinata Aeromobility’s hybrid flying cars are designed for dual travelers and will touch a cruise speed range of 100-120 km/hour.

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