World’s First Production-Ready Flying Cars Are Here! Check Out The PAL-V Liberty Sport And Pioneer
Back to the Future: Part II said that we would have flying cars by the year 2015. The movie was pretty close because it sounds like we are getting flying cars in the year 2018. PAL-V is claiming that they have created the world’s first production-ready flying cars. At the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, the Dutch company has introduced the first commercially available flying cars – the PAL-V Liberty Sport and the PAL-V Liberty Pioneer.
These flying cars look like they are half gyrocopter and half three-wheeled vehicle. The flying car has two separate engines, one for flight and one for driving on the roads. The PAL-V vehicle’s driving engine has 99 horsepower, a top speed of 100 mph, and a driving range of 817 miles. In the air, the vehicle also has a top speed of 100 mph and a range of 310 miles. The flying engine has 200 horsepower. It takes between 5 – 10 minutes to convert from driving to flying mode and vice versa. The two-seat vehicle needs a small airstrip of around 1,000-feet-long to take off and land.