Makers of the AK-47 Unveil Electric-Powered Flying Car
russian defence manufacturer kalashnikov concern – makers of the AK-47 – has unveiled what might be russia’s next military gear: an all-electric flying car. powered by a set of sixteen rotors, its applications could include scouting, communications, and other tasks, as reported by popular mechanics. still unnamed, the device has been tested at an hangar in russia by officials of the company, part of the russian defence giant rostec.
kalashnikov concern’s hoverbike has been unveiled in a video that showcases basically the exoskeleton of the vehicle. with no gasoline or diesel engine, the batteries appear to be located under the rider. joining the rotors, the flying car has a seat and is manoeuvred through the use of a joystick. still a bit naked, the video shows in the end a shell that adds a curvilinear look to it.
it has been unveiled on a video that showcases its first ‘public’ flight
with no gasoline or diesel engine, the batteries appear to be located under the driver
this shell appears at the end of the video, hinting the final curvilinear design