Japan Officially Reveals Flying Car

Sep 12, 2020

The flying car has been the promise of science fiction and technology expos since the 30s when an airplane engineer decided to try and make a plane drivable on the road. Since then there have been numerous false starts and lofty promises while we were still no closer to having a car that with the push of a button could take to the air. All of that is changing, though…or so they say. A Japanese company has reached a little realized threshold of sustaining a manned flight on a multirotor electric vertical take off and landing flying car. While four minutes and a few feet doesn’t sound that impressive, it’s a lot closer than most have gotten in their hopes of designing a mode of transport that operates in three dimensions instead of just the boring old two. SkyDrive Inc’s SD-03 flying car concept joins Hyundai and Uber’s flying taxi as well as concepts from other startups and stalwarts like Boeing and AirBus trying to be first into what could end up being a trillion dollar industry. But are we really three years away from the flying car like Japan hopes, or are there more hurdles for the flying car before we can live our Jetson’s future? Let’s take a look at the Toyota invested SkyDrive SD-03 and what it might mean for the future of the flying car.

We acknowledge that this video belongs to the author and thank them for its use.

Copyright Disclaimer under section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing..

Community Guidelines Disclaimer: The points of view and purpose of this video is not to bully or harass anybody, but rather share that opinion and thoughts with other like-minded individuals curious about the subject.

Share with your friends and family!

(Visited 7 times, 1 visits today)

About The Author

You Might Be Interested In


Your email address will not be published.