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Kitty Hawk Flyer design by Silicon Valley startup test protetype over lake

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Tinuku ~ Kitty Hawk launches prototype flying car in a lake. A start-up based in Silicon Valley backed by Google founder and CEO Alfabet Larry Page began testing a light octocopter prototype over a lake in Northern California as one of the first and plans to start selling vehicles by the end of this year.

Tinuku Kitty Hawk Flyer design by Silicon Valley startup test protetype over lake

The tenology company Kitty Hawk supported by Google founder and CEO Alfabet Larry Page and technologist Sebastian Thrun built the first flying car in ultralight aircraft design as an all-electric aircraft specifically designed to take off and land on water.

Vehicles are designed for amateur riders as radical flying modes and require no license to operate. Manoevering aircraft is designed to be easy to learn and more like a flying motorcycle than a car or an airplane.

"We all have dreams to fly easily, I'm glad someday I can ride to Kitty Hawk Flyer for a quick and easy private flight," Mr. Page in a statement.

The flying car is basically a giant octocopter just like a drone that has evolved over the years, but the scale of human operations categorizes as an ultralight aircraft and technically does not require a pilot's license to drive it.

The futuristic vehicle dubbed Flyer Kitty Hawk's soon hit the market this year as well. A vertical take-off and landing system designed for flight onto the water. The plane has two pontoons at the bottom for takeoff and landing, while eight rotor push engines into the sky.

The lightweight octocopter reaches speeds up to 25mph and is more like a fun toy for practical commuters with the wings set in direction and just for recreational purposes. Controls using buttons and joysticks as found in video game sticks.

Automatically flies at height of up to 15 feet to give sensation to the riders hovering over the water like a hummingbird. Vehicles soon entering the market are safe, tested and legal to operate in the United States in non-densely populated areas under the ultralight category of FAA regulations.


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