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A Flying Car Prototype Sporting A BMW Engine Has Completed Its First Test Flight Between Cities

Are flying cars officially real? A prototype flying car has officially completed a test flight between two cities, ABC 7 reports. The Klein Vision AirCar spent 35 minutes airborne between two cities in Slovakia, Nitra, and the capital Bratislava. According to Klein Vision, the AirCar Prototype 1 has now completed over 50 hours of test flights which includes flying at 8,200 feet and reaching a maximum cruising speed of 190 kilometers. Its engine is powered by a 160 horsepower BMW engine and comes equipped with a fixed propeller which allows it to transform from aircraft to road vehicle in less than three minutes. Upon landing in Bratislava on Monday (June 28), once the aircraft transformed into a car, it was driven into the city center by Klein Vision CEO Stefan Klein and company co-founder Anton Zajac. “AirCar is no longer just a proof of concept,” said Zajac in a press release. “It has turned science fiction into a reality.” Klein Vision is also developing a model called the AirCar...

Jul 1, 2021