Netherlands-based PAL-V unveiled the world’s first certified commercial flying car, PAL-V Liberty Pioneer Edition can now be pre-ordered via PAL-V official website, limited to 90 units will be sold around the world with prices starting at $400,000 (£322,000) with production expected to begin in the summer 2017. PAL-V Liberty Pioneer Edition is capable of reaching 100 mph with with a 0-62mph of less than 9 seconds on the ground, reach 4,000 feet (1,219m) in flight mode up to 112mph, boasts a range of 817 miles on full tank, takes approximately 5 to 10 minutes to transform from normal vehicle to copter with the help of Semi-Automatic Conversion System and weighing at around 1413 pounds.
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After years of hard work, beating the technical and qualification challenges, our team succeeded in creating an innovative flying car that complies with existing safety standards, determined by regulatory bodies around the world
Companies like the Sahara Group in Mumbai have shown interest in using PAL-V’s for tourist mobility and sightseeing applications. Driving and flying with one vehicle opens up a complete new set of applications people until now could only dream of,
Later in 2017 we will start building a preproduction series followed by the manufacturing of the first PAL-V Libertys for our early ‘pioneer’ clients. Deliveries of road and air-certificated models are scheduled by the end of 2018.
Robert Dingemanse, CEO of PAL-V announced.
PAL-V Liberty Pioneer Edition come with additional standard features like dual control, power heating, electronic flight instrument system, carbon fiber detailing and other such as special interior and exterior details.
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Take note that before driver can set PAL-V Liberty to flight mode, he / she will need to take an approximate of 40-hour exams and pass PAL-V flying exams.
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